Dr. Charles Huggins, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Male • Age 75
  
Dr. Huggins
Accepting new patients

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - OB/GYN

2097 Henry Tecklenburg Dr Ste 312w Charleston, SC 29414

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(843) 789-1800

Dr. Charles Huggins, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Huggins has more experience with Gynecologic Care, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Breast Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina medical school in 1969. He is affiliated with medical facilities Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Huggins to book an appointment.


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Dr. Huggins 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
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Humana
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PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Gynecologic Care

Gyncologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect any part of the female reproductive system, such as vaginitis, uterine fibroids, endometriosis, or polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).Compare with other Gynecologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 68% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Yeast Infections
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Yeast Infections more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Sexually transmitted disease specialists diagnose and treat infections caused by bacteria, parasites and viruses that are passed from one person to another through sexual contact.Compare with other Sexually Transmitted Diseases specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
HIV Screening
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins performs HIV Screening more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Huggins performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Gonorrhea Screening
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins performs Gonorrhea Screening more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Huggins performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Syphilis Screening
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins performs Syphilis Screening more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Huggins performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Breast Care

Breast care includes screening and diagnostic procedures for breast cancer and other breast conditions to allow for prevention or early detection and provide effective treatment if necessary.Compare with other Breast Care specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Breast Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Breast Pain more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Mastodynia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Mastodynia more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Breast Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Breast Diseases more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

Obstetric Care

Obstetric care specialists focus on the health of both mother and baby during pregnancy and through labor and delivery, including prenatal screening, treatment of complications, and vaginal or C-section delivery.Compare with other Obstetric Care specialists.

Typically treats 52% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Rh Incompatibility Screening
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins performs Rh Incompatibility Screening more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Huggins performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins treats Encounters for Normal Pregnancies more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Huggins treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Pregnancy Ultrasound
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huggins performs Pregnancy Ultrasound more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Huggins performs this procedure more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Huggins' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Huggins' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Huggins

4.2

Based on 17 ratings

5 Stars
76.47058823529412%
(13)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
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3 Stars
0%
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1 Star
17.647058823529413%
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (13)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (13)
  • Explained conditions well (13)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (8)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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Dr. Huggins delivered my first child in 1981. He was as caring, knowledgeable, and comforting as he is now. I would recommend him and his staff to anyone looking for a highly qualified environment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Janice Young – Aug 14, 2019
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Great doctor. Kind and very informative.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jun 28, 2019
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Dr. Huggins rates as the #1 OB/GYN in Charleston. He delivered both of my children and truly saved my life from a ruptured ectopic pregnancy which , I understand, many other Drs. would have missed. An expert in his field with a great " bedside manner".
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Lindy Quesenbery – Jun 20, 2019
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Wonderful! I have been seeing Dr. Huggins for over 40 years!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Charleston, SC – Jun 07, 2019
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I felt the manner in which he spoke was rude and upon getting a second opinion found to be incorrect in his treatment options.
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Mar 09, 2019
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I never feel rushed when I have an appointment with Dr. Huggins.
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Feb 27, 2019
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Biography

Dr. Charles Huggins, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Charleston, SC and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Huggins has more experience with Gynecologic Care, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Breast Care than ot...Read more

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

1974
Med University Sc Hospital
Residency Hospital
1970
Strong Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1969
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - OB/GYN

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - OB/GYN2097 Henry Tecklenburg Dr Ste 312w Charleston, SC 29414
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Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - OB/GYN2145 Henry Tecklenburg Dr Ste 270 Charleston, SC 29414
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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 1:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

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Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital

Charleston, SC

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Roper Hospital

Charleston, SC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)