Dr. Fred Garner, MD

Dr. Fred Garner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Fred Garner, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

200 Arbor Lake Dr Ste 120

Columbia, SC 29223

Contact Information

(803) 457-8120

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Ear Disorders
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more than 71% of peers
Sleep Disorders
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more than 56% of peers
Sleep Apnea
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more than 55% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Nosebleed
  • Otitis Media
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
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Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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

  • Hendrix College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2009
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Garner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garner to family and friends
4.6
based on 11 total reviews
Dr. Garner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Garner accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Garner has admitting privileges

Palmetto Health - Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
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