Dr. Donald Eagerton, MD

Dr. Donald Eagerton, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(17)
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Dr. Donald Eagerton, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Myrtle Beach, SC. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.Read his story

945 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Contact Information

(843) 497-5929

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • 17 More

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Eagerton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eagerton "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Eagerton "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."
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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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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 Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • 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 Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of South Carolina At Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Bowman-Gray School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • N/A
    Other Education | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eagerton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eagerton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eagerton to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Eagerton'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 (1)

in Myrtle Beach, SC |
He is the best of the best. Patient, kind, understanding a true southern gentleman! Very knowledgeable and able to talk with his patients so they can understand what he tells them.
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Dr. Eagerton accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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