Dr. Bret Garretson, MD

Dr. Bret Garretson, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Bret Garretson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Rock Hill, SC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1996 and specializes in gastroenterology.

170 Amendment Ave

Rock Hill, SC 29732

Contact Information

(803) 324-7607

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Garretson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Garretson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

84  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana Tech University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garretson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garretson's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garretson to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Garretson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I found Dr Garretson to be very knowledgeable and informative. He was professional and helpful in my care.
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Garretson never understood that I had 2 separate problems. He asked if I felt better and I explained that the pain and extreme bloating had returned. He said it was probably my fault. It turned out that my gallbladder was only functioning at 20% and it required surgery. I obviously went to a...more
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Dr Garretson does not know how to treat patients. His level of medical knowledge is suspect. It is a shame there is no other gastroenterologist group in Rock Hill.
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Awful doctor no compassion, care or concern about my father at all. He was so smug and acted as if he did not have time for us. This experience was awful I would never recommend him to anyone not even an animal. My dad appt was with the Dr., he sent in a nurse practitioner in she was only...more
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Dr. Garretson was very friendly and easy to talk to. I felt very comfortable asking about personal questions re. my health condition. The office staff is friendly and helpful too. I would highly recommend this office and Dr.
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