Dr. Charles Bickerstaff, MD

GastroenterologyMaleAge 70

Dr. Bickerstaff
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Black River Healthcare-kingstree Womens Center

500 Thurgood Marshall Hwy Ste A Kingstree, SC 29556

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Dr. Charles Bickerstaff, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Kingstree, SC and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgia Regents U, Medical College medical school in 1976. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as East Cooper Medical Center and Roper Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bickerstaff to book an appointment.

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2.9

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Drs. Magera and Bickerstaff are always professional, listen to concerns, and discusses diagnosis and treatment plans thoroughly. Highly recommend!
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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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Charleston, SC – Jan 31, 2016
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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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Biography

Dr. Charles Bickerstaff, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Kingstree, SC and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

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

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Charles Bickerstaff, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Bickerstaff frequently treats Diarrhea, Gastritis, and Abdominal Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Bickerstaff treats.

Where is Dr. Charles Bickerstaff, MD's office located?

Dr. Bickerstaff's office is located at 500 Thurgood Marshall Hwy Ste A, Kingstree, SC 29556. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Bickerstaff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Diarrhea
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickerstaff treats Diarrhea more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gastritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bickerstaff treats Gastritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Bickerstaff treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

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

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

Dr. Bickerstaff's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophagitis
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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(843) 355-0201

Dr. Bickerstaff accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Locations

Practice

Black River Healthcare-kingstree Womens Center500 Thurgood Marshall Hwy Ste A Kingstree, SC 29556
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Bickerstaff is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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East Cooper Medical Center

Mount Pleasant, SC

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Roper Hospital

Charleston, SC

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Williamsburg Regional Hospital

Kingstree, SC

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average