Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 69

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Florence, SC and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cunningham has extensive experience in Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Disease. He graduated from BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED|Boston University School Of Medicine|MD Summa Cum Laude in 1982. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Mcleod Loris Hospital and McLeod Regional Medical Center. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD

McLeod Vascular Associates

101 S Ravenel St Ste 230 Florence, SC 29506
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I have contacted the office staff several times my last call was over 5 days ago and I am still waiting on a response. If you need to see the doctor good luck James Kidd
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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james kidd – May 19, 2022
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Dr. Cunningham is incredible. He is highly skilled, intelligent, upbeat, pleasant and compassionate. He is confident in his work. His nurse Ashley, is extremely knowledgeable, makes you feel at ease and is a perfect partner for Dr. Cunningham. Great team.
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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Theresa W. – Oct 23, 2021
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Dr.Cunningham is a very caring and excellent surgeon. During my husbands recent need for surgery Dr.Cunningham made his experience much less stressful and would highly recommend him !
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Mary and Paul Shahan – Dec 12, 2020
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MY DAD HAD A MASSIVE STROKE UNDER HIS CARE. HIM AND HIS NEW PROCEDURE. IT HAS NOT BEEN A YEAR AND HE HAS A 60% BLOCKAGE OF SCAR TISSUE FROM THE SURGERY TO CLEAR OUT A 50% BLOCKAGE. WAY TO GO DOC. I WOULD NOT TAKE MY DOG TO HIM.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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MELISSA GARRISON in LITTLE RIVER, SC – Jan 10, 2019
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He has done surgery on me twice. First was my carotid artery in my neck. Did 4 in1 last time.Had annursuym in stomach blocked arteries in my arteries in groin and lots more. He was great ,I did great with them. He is a kind and skillful doctor. I wouldn't go to anybody else. He is the very best.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Doris Sanders in Conway, SC – Sep 12, 2018
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I had nothing but the best care possible. Had a blockage in my right artrie and was having mini strokes. My dr recommend him and he is by far the best surgical doctor I have ever saw. He is the best at what he does. Would recommend him to everone.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Kenneth Ciuffetelli in Hartsville, SC – Oct 28, 2016
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I consider Dr. Cunningham the GREATEST....I am an English Lady by birth and have traveled the world and ended up in Scranton, South Carolina to do animal rescue... I have P.A.D. and Dr. Cunningham has saved my bacon 4 times !...kind , considerate, jovial and VERY talented and I can not recommend him any higher.... Sincerely, Lady Martina-Claire Scanlon.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lady M. in Sumter, SC – Oct 26, 2016
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Dr. Cunningham is friendly, invests time to clearly share information and to answer questions. he is frank and forthright and you leave feeling that not only does he genuinely care, but that you are fully informed about choices and courses of action.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Lumberton, NC – Jul 01, 2016
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Dr. Cunningham is a phenomenal surgeon. He explains conditions and procedures thoroughly and truly puts the patient at ease!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Mehra in Florence,SC – Jan 29, 2016
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Care Philosophy

I want each patient to receive the best care possible. My patients deserve thoughtful evaluation, a careful education of the patient and their family,...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery

Education

1991
Vascular Surgery University Of California San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1989
National Naval Medical Center San Diego
Residency Hospital
1983
National Naval Medical Center San Diego
Internship Hospital
1982
BOSTON UNIV SCH OF MED|Boston University School Of Medicine|MD Summa Cum Laude
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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Does Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD accept new patients?

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What are Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Cunningham specializes in Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, and Peripheral Vascular Disease. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD treat?

Dr. Cunningham frequently treats the following conditions: Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD), Aneurysm, and Aortic Aneurysm. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD's office address?

Dr. Cunningham's office is located at 101 S Ravenel St Ste 230, Florence, SC 29506. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages is Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD fluent in?

Dr. Cunningham is able to speak Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Is Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Cunningham provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD is affiliated with Mcleod Loris Hospital and McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Is Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD holds board certifications in Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery.

How much experience does Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD have?

Dr. Cunningham has over 40 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 5/5 for Dr. Christopher Cunningham, MD. Patients say that the provider explained conditions well and the provider listened & answered questions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Cunningham

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cunningham treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cunningham treats other conditions, please contact the office at (843) 777-7043.

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Cunningham is experienced in the area of Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Carotid Artery Disease
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High
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Very High
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Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Cunningham is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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High
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Very High
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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Cunningham is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
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High
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Dr. Cunningham's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Bowel Infarction
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Stenting
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Constipation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolism
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Gallstones
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stenting
  • Stroke
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Stenting
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Visceral Aneurysm

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Dr. Cunningham accepts the following insurance:

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Locations

McLeod Vascular Associates

Mcleod Regional Medical Center101 S Ravenel St Ste 230 Florence, SC 29506
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