Dr. Donald Eagerton, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Male • Age 56
  
Dr. Eagerton
Accepting new patients

Carolina Health Specialists

945 82nd Pkwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

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Dr. Donald Eagerton, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Eagerton has more experience with Thyroid Disorders, Diabetes, and Gonadal Endocrine Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Medical Univeristy Of South Carolina medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Grand Strand Medical Center and Mcleod Loris Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Eagerton to book an appointment.


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Dr. Eagerton accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Practice Areas

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Thyroid Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Goiter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Goiter more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Diabetes

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Diabetic Ketoacidosis more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Gonadal Endocrine Disorders

Gonadal endocrine disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the reproductive and sex glands, including polycystic ovary syndrome, Turner syndrome, and gynecomastia, most often through hormone replacement therapy.Compare with other Gonadal Endocrine Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 51% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Testicular Dysfunction
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Testicular Dysfunction more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Gynecomastia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Gynecomastia more than 56% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 56% of their peers

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome more than 7% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 7% of their peers

Metabolic Disorders

Metabolic disorders specialists diagnose and treat issues related to metabolism, including obesity, adrenal gland disease, and hypokalemia, through lifestyle changes and medication.Compare with other Metabolic Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Hypercalcemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Hypercalcemia more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Calcium Metabolism Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Hypokalemia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Eagerton treats Hypokalemia more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Eagerton treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

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Dr. Eagerton's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Anemia
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diet Counseling
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Female Infertility
  • 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
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination

Dr. Eagerton's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Eagerton

3.7

Based on 19 ratings

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Worst, laziest physician I have ever had the displeasure of dealing with. It's Synthroid or nothing with this guy. He truly could not care less if it doesn't work. The good news is if you disagree with him he will just "discharge you from the practice" and backfill with the next victim!
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He is definitely the best of the best.
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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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About Me

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 ...Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1994
Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1990
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Medical Univeristy Of South Carolina
Medical School
1985
Univeristy of South Carolina
Undergraduate School

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Carolina Health Specialists

Carolina Health Specialists - Specialties945 82nd Pkwy Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Carolina Health Specialists

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Grand Strand Medical Center

Myrtle Beach, SC

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Mcleod Loris Hospital

Loris, SC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital

Murrells Inlet, SC

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average