Dr. David Adams, MD

Dr. David Adams, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Adams, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Charleston, SC. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Adams is affiliated with Musc Medical Center.

25 Courtenay Drive

Charleston, SC 29425

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "Dr. David Adams is interested in treatment of chronic pancreatitis and treatment of pancreatic disorders. Dr. Adams is interested in the research of surgical management of pancreatitis. Dr. Adams ensures that his patients are aware of pain as a component of pancreatitis. There are a variety of ways to improve the draining of the pancreas but Dr. Adams strives to continue to work on solutions utilizing surgical management of pancreatitis."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Disorders
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Us Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adams has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adams to family and friends
4.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Adams' 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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Charleston SC |
He says one thing and does another .... he tells you that ur fine ... so you go to get an second opinion and come to find out your bleeding internally..... DON'T GO TO DR. ADAM'S
in Summerville, SC |
Dr.DAVID ADAMS SAVED MY LIFE 4 TIMES ON MY STOMACH. THE PROPELONE MESH NETTING INFECTED ME SINCE 2004. 3 TIMES TO GET PUS AND STUFF OUT. THEN 4TH ONE THE MESH NETTING. I STILL HAVE TO GET THE HERNIA FIXED. LOST OVER 200 LBS. FROM INFECTIONS. I WOULDN'T TRADE HIM OR HIS TEAM. HIS NURSE JUDY JUST LIKE HIM TOO. I NEVER MET A DR. AND A NURSE LIKE THEM. I ALSO HAVE A HOME NURSE, NAMED BLYTHE. IF I COULD I'D ADOPT HER TOO. SHE IS FROM ADMEDISIED. LOL WRONG SPELLING.I , HAVE BEEN WITH THEM
in North Augusta. SC |
Dr.Adams removed a tumor off of my pancreas in 2011. He is one of the most compassionate and efficient doctor's that I have been treated by. I live out of town but all of my questions were answered before ever leaving his office. It has never been a problem getting an appointment with him. I would highly recommend Dr.Adams!
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Dr. Adams accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Adams has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
169 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
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