Dr. Carlton Cauthen, MD

Dr. Carlton Cauthen, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carlton Cauthen, MD is a pulmonology specialist in West Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in pulmonology, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

146 N Hospital Dr Ste 120

West Columbia, SC 29169

Contact Information

(803) 256-0464

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 23 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Interstitial Lung Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bronchoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Cauthen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cauthen "Born in South Carolina and grew up in North Carolina. Proud to be practicing and serving the patients of central South Carolina. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cauthen "Providing comprehensive evaluation for pulmonary and sleep disorders focusing on acccurate diagnosis and cutting edge therapies without losing site on quality of life "
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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Paracentesis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Interpretation of Electrocardiograms
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ventilator Management

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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

  • University Of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Lsu School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Lsu School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cauthen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cauthen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cauthen to family and friends
3.7
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Cauthen's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Elton left and Dr Cauthen took my husband for his patient.First thing he did was give my husband prevanar to provent other lung dieseases.He is at the Lexington office for us.Dr.Greg Cauthen saw a spot on his lung and within 5 weeks we had CT and Biopsy and The Surgery to get that cancer out...more
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Always happy to see a great outcome.

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As close to a death sentence as you can get. Long story short, he got my mother, sister in law and me in the basement of the hospital to tell us my brother had maybe a year to live with treatment. without it, 6 months. My brother was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer and we only found out the...more
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As with any cancer diagnosis we quote statistics and hope patients do better than statistics. Our hospital doesn't even have a basement to have meetings with families. I believe in being upfront and honest with patients about their diagnosis. Miracles and better than expected outcomes can always happen.

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Dr Cauthen is a straight shooter. He tells it they way he sees it. He has been great in keeping me as well as possible.
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