Dr. Clarence W. Legerton III, MD

Dr. Clarence W. Legerton III, MD

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Rheumatology | Male | 56 years old

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. Read more

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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.Read more

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based on 21 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Charleston, SC |
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 brilliant!!
in Mount Pleasant, SC |
I found this doctor to be arrogant and controlling.
in Charleston, SC |
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.
in Mt pleasant, sc |
Dr. Clarence Legerton is such a kind-hearted, loving person. I've been his patient for about a year and I truly appreciate all that he has done for me. He takes his time and explain every meds or procedures that he recommends for my health. I'm so grateful for his expertise. Because of him my health has improved tremendously. I have a brighter future because of his love for his patients. Thank you Dr. Legerton.
in Goose Creek, SC |
He does the tests, he amiable, albeit, hyper. Standard doctor knowledge and concern for my condition, which is barely anything.
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Eye Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Inflammatory Myopathies
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

Procedures Performed

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University of South Carolina
  • Internship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University Med Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Vanderbilt University - Nashville TN
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Vanderbilt University - Nashville TN

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Legerton III's 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 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.