Dr. Edwin Smith, MD

Dr. Edwin Smith, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Edwin Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in rheumatology.

135 RUTLEDGE AVE 5th Fl

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 792-1414

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Smith's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Systemic Sclerosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Systemic Sclerosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smith treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Smith treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Smith's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
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
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatic Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Active treatment of arthritis gives the best result

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

Medical University Of South Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1980
University Of North Carolina Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1979
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
Washington and Jefferson College
Undergraduate School
1980
1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • The prevalence of osteoporosis and osteopenia among African Americans with early rheumatoid arthritis: the impact of ethnic- specific normative data., 2005
  • The Raynaud’s Treatment Study: Biofeedback protocols and acquistion of temperature biofeedback skills., 2001
  • Persistent down-regulation of Fli1, a suppressor of collagen transcription, in fibrotic scleroderma skin., 2003
  • Selective stimulation of collagen synthesis in the presence of costimulatory insulin signaling by connective tissue growth factor in scleroderma fibroblasts., 2003

Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.2

Based on 11 reviews

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1 Star
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I had read other reviews on Dr.Smith after my mother was referred to him. Most of them were negative. However, upon meeting with him, I am pleased to say that he was VERY kind. He listened intently to my mother's concerns and developed a plan of action for her. He spent a lot of time with usduring...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Musc Medical Center

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