Dr. Gerald Larochelle, MD

Dr. Gerald Larochelle, MD

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Age 63
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Dr. Gerald Larochelle, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Faculte De Medecine in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology, internal medicine, and more.Read his story

945 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Contact Information

(843) 497-5929

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 2 More

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Dr. Larochelle's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larochelle treats Gout more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Larochelle treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larochelle treats Osteoporosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Larochelle treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Larochelle treats Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Larochelle treats this condition more than 100% 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. Larochelle's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
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)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 te...

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1990
    George Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1990
  • 1988
    Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    St. Louis University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    Universite Libre De Bruxelles, Faculte De Medecine
    Medical School
    1984

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Larochelle's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Larochelle

2.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
64.28571428571429%
(9)

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  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Larochelle's Performance
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Dr. LaRochelle is easy to talk to about anything. I have a difficult condition and he is trying multiple ways to help me. He always asks for my input. His staff are friendly and supportive. I have nothing but good things to say about the whole office!
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Locations

Carolina Health Specialists

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MedCost
Medicaid
Medicare
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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