Dr. Edwin Smith, MD

Dr. Edwin Smith, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Edwin Smith, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 39 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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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Systemic Sclerosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Active treatment of arthritis gives the best result"

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

76  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Smith's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smith

3.2

Based on 11 reviews

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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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