Dr. Douglas Conaway, MD

Dr. Douglas Conaway, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(17)
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Dr. Douglas Conaway, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Myrtle Beach, SC. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 33 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
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoporosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Conaway's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Conaway "Dr. Conaway was born in Charlotte, North Carolina and spent most of his early life in Virginia and Texas. He completed his undergraduate degree at Rice University in Houston, Texas in 1972, and received his medical degree from the Baylor College of Medicine in 1975. He finished an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Oregon Health Science Center in 1976, and then served five years as an internal medicine physician and flight surgeon in the United States Air Force in California, Greece, and New Jersey. He completed a rheumatology fellowship at Temple University of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1985 and then stayed with the faculty there until 1997, rising to the rank of Associate Professor of Medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. Dr. Conaway remains active nationally in teaching, both small groups and in larger continuing education activities, for the American College of Physicians."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Conaway "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

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • N/A
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • University of Oregon
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Temple University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • N/A
    Other Education | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Conaway has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Conaway's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conaway to family and friends
3.4
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Conaway's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Murrells Inlet, SC |
I'm very happy with my care. Dr. Conaway is very thorough when going over my test results. He's caring and professional. I'm able to explain and go over all of my concerns with him because he is a good listener and responds to all of my concerns. Happy to have him as my physician.
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in Little River, SC |
Please FIND A DIFFERENT Dr. I had bloodwork that specified critical antibodies in Nov 2016. My Primary Care is also associated with Carolina Health Specialist as is Dr. Conaway. It took 4 months to get my Appoint in Feb 2017, Confirmed for no known reason they canceled my Appoint. Did not seem to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Conaway accepts 27 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
  • SelectHealth
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Conaway has admitting privileges

Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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