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Dr. Donald Fylstra, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Fylstra

Womens Health Services

135 Cannon St Ste 202 Charleston, SC 29425

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Dr. Donald Fylstra, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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Dr. Fylstra accepts the following insurance:

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)
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Dr. Fylstra's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fylstra performs Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fylstra performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fylstra performs Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Fylstra performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Gonorrhea Screening
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fylstra performs Gonorrhea Screening more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fylstra performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fylstra's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HIV Screening
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair
  • Yeast Infections

Dr. Fylstra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fylstra

3.1

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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(3)
4 Stars
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(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(3)

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That’s just how he is. If your looking for sympathy, you better find another doctor. The man is str8 to the point. He is professional but he isn’t the only doctor in the network, so if he doesn’t fit your needs try someone from across the hall.
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I saw some of the negative reviews of Dr. Fylstra but I decided to give him the benefit of the doubt. I wish I would have listened to the reviews and cancelled my appointment with him. He was uninterested in what I had to say. He was very cold and uncaring. He did not seem to really want to help me and brushed me off into doing a research study that will not really fix my problem. I will not be seeing him again unless I pass him in the hallway while I see one of his colleagues.
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Dr. Fylstra is awesome!! He is very nice and understanding. I totally recommend you see him I had a awesome experience. Especially if your in a wheelchair!!! He's got Best Doctor In America posted in his office!!!
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Dr. Flystra has terrible bedside manner and seems very insensitive to the severity of gynecological issues that women face. He is quite knowledgeable about appropriate measures to take for diagnosing patients. However, he has absolutely no desire to develop relationships/rapport with his patients. Schedule an appointment with a different OB/GYN within the practice if you can (I recommend Dr. Gweneth Lazenby)
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I wish i could write 2 reviews b/c the office staff is great. Dr. Fylstra is clearly competent & knowledgeable. However his bedside manner is negligently awful. If you have a procedure he does not explain what he is doing as he is doing it, he seemed to be annoyed when I had an emotional response to a painful procedure & when we sat down to talk he was on the computer the whole time. A coworker had a similar experience with him. Do yourself a favor and see someone else!
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Biography

Dr. Donald Fylstra, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

Education

Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
W Va U Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
1977
Tripler Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
1977

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Musc Medical Center

Charleston, SC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)