Dr. Clarence Legerton III, MD

Dr. Clarence Legerton III, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. Clarence Legerton III, MD is a rheumatology specialist in North Charleston, SC. He specializes in rheumatology.

Low Country Rheumatology

2860 Tricom St

North Charleston, SC 29406
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Legerton III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Legerton III "It is our goal at Low Country Rheumatology to provide our patients with timely, caring service of the highest quality. As Board Certified Rheumatologists with years of clinical experience, we are qualified to manage all connective tissue diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus, Scleroderma, and Vasculitis; all forms of arthritis including Gout, Pseudogout, and Osteoarthritis; bone disorders such as Osteoporosis; and musculoskeletal disorders. We take great pride in the relationships that we have established with our patients and the ability to give a personal approach to difficult problems. "

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

61  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

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

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Vanderbilt University - Nashville TN
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vanderbilt University - Nashville TN
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Legerton III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Legerton III's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Legerton III to family and friends
22 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Legerton III'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have found Dr. Legerton to be very caring and extremely thorough. He spends more time with me on each visit than any other physician I have ever seen. My illness seems to be a bit of a puzzle but I am pleased with Chip’s approach and methodology. He is a wonderful physician!
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Dr. Legerton went far and above the call of duty to find the best treatment available for type of osteoporosis. He is clear and precise in his explanations of medications and treatment option. I would definitely refer him to friends and family.
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Dr. Legerton saved my husband's life and well being. My husband was in terrible shape with psoriatic arthritis. He couldn't hold a coffee cup or a fork before seeing Dr. Legerton . It took some time and experiments but it is working great now. He can cook, drive, exercise. Dr. Legerton is...more
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I found this doctor to be arrogant and controlling.
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I've been seeing Dr. Legerton, III, since January 2009. He is always caring & compassionate and willing to give me as much time as I need. He makes sure I understand each medication and what it does. I fully understand and had a voice in my treatment options.
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