Dr. Donald C. Eagerton, MD

Dr. Donald C. Eagerton, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male | 52 years old

Dr. Eagerton is originally from Summerton, South Carolina. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1989 and completed his Internal Medicine residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Bowman Gray School of Medicine) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Eagerton completed a fellowship in Endocrinology from 1992-1994 at MUSC.At the end of his fellowship, Dr. Eagerton joined the faculty of the MUSC Division of Endocrinology as a Clinical Instructor and later as Assistant Professor of Medicine. He also served as co-director of the MUSC Center of Thyroid Disease. Dr. Eagerton has also been involved with the Diabetes Control and Completion Trial (DCCT).Dr. Eagerton is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is also Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.Dr. Eagerton has rejoined the MUSC faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology on a part-time basis. He has also been chosen as a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and Fellow of American College of Physicians.Dr. Eagerton has experience in all areas of Clinical Endocrinology including: Diabetes Thyroid Disorders Adrenal Disorders Pituitary Disorders Bone and Calcium Disorders Parathyroid Disorders Osteoporosis Hyperlipidemia Dr. Eagerton, his wife, Jamie, and children, Thomas, Matthew and Rebecca reside in Myrtle Beach.Read more

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Physical Examination
  • Ultrasound

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University Of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    North Carolina Baptist Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Bowman-Gray School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Medical University Of South Carolina

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of South Carolina At Columbia

    Graduated in 1985

  • Other Education
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    Completed in 1994

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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 Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Eagerton is originally from Summerton, South Carolina. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 1989 and completed his Internal Medicine residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital (Bowman Gray School of Medicine) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dr. Eagerton completed a fellowship in Endocrinology from 1992-1994 at MUSC.At the end of his fellowship, Dr. Eagerton joined the faculty of the MUSC Division of Endocrinology as a Clinical Instructor and later as Assistant Professor of Medicine. He also served as co-director of the MUSC Center of Thyroid Disease. Dr. Eagerton has also been involved with the Diabetes Control and Completion Trial (DCCT).Dr. Eagerton is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is also Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.Dr. Eagerton has rejoined the MUSC faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology on a part-time basis. He has also been chosen as a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and Fellow of American College of Physicians.Dr. Eagerton has experience in all areas of Clinical Endocrinology including:

  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Bone and Calcium Disorders
  • Parathyroid Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hyperlipidemia

Dr. Eagerton, his wife, Jamie, and children, Thomas, Matthew and Rebecca reside in Myrtle Beach.

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Dr. Eagerton's Care Philosophy

Carolina Health Specialists is committed to the patients of Horry, Georgetown, and Brunswick counties with facility locations throughout the Grand Strand area. All physicians are Board Certified/Board Eligible in their specialty. By providing a team approach to patient care, the physicians of Carolina Health Specialists are able to focus their time and abilities on the particular needs of each patient.