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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  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Test

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Dr. Legerton III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Legerton III treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Legerton III treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Legerton III treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Legerton III treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Legerton III treats Limb Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Legerton III treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Legerton III's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Density Scan
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Eye Disease
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Inflammatory Myopathies
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Myositis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Uveitis
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 ...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

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Dr. Legerton III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Legerton III

3.4

Based on 22 reviews

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1 Star
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(6)

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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...Read 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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