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Dr. Charles Bickerstaff Jr, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr

Barbara E Magera MD

102 Wappoo Creek Dr Ste C-10 Charleston, SC 29412

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Dr. Charles Bickerstaff Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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Dr. Bickerstaff Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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Cigna PPO
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Dr. Bickerstaff Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Constipation
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats Constipation more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Gastritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats Gastritis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anoscopy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders
  • Whipple's Disease

Dr. Bickerstaff Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bickerstaff Jr

2.8

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Intelligent. Caring. Diagnosed two overlapping medical conditions and provided excellent treatment in determining suitable course of action.
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Is very responsive when I have a medical issue even helped me get a prescription when I was traveling out of town. He diagnosed a very serious medical emergency I was having and I can honestly say that he and Dr Magera saved my life by getting me to the hospital and providing urgent treatment.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Bickerstaff Jr, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Baylor University Med Center
Residency Hospital
Palmetto Richland Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Georgia Regents U, Medical College
Medical School
1976

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Roper Hospital

Charleston, SC

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

East Cooper Medical Center

Mount Pleasant, SC

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)