Dr. Ira Early, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 61

Dr. Ira Early, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine medical school in 1987. He is affiliated with Spartanburg Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Early to book an appointment.

Dr. Early

Upstate Occ Med

1241 Boiling Springs Rd Spartanburg, SC 29303
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Background Check

3 disciplinary actions Found
  • Disciplinary action in another state (2/1/2018)View details
  • Unknown (3/15/2017)View details
  • Unknown (2/6/2017)View details
2 board actions Found
  • Other (3/26/2019)View details
  • Violation of the Medical Practice Act (9/7/2017)View details
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Dr. Early's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Infection
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chemical-Related Eczema
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dysentery
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Environmental Lung Disease
  • Esophagitis
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Damage - Arsenic
  • Kidney Damage - Heavy Metals
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Loss of Taste
  • Low Back Pain
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mercury Poisoning
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Rickets
  • Ringworm
  • Runner's Knee
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Compression
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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(864) 591-0992

Dr. Early accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Choice Care PPO
MedCost PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Physician HealthCare Network
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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What went well
  • Office environment (12)
  • Appointment scheduling (11)
  • Explained conditions well (11)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (6)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (6)
  • Office environment (6)
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Dr Early took the time to look at my blood pressure medicine and agreed they were not working and is helping me to find out what combination works for me. I've been on the same meds for years and I've continued to have high blood pressure! So glad to finally have someone listen to me!
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Boiling Springs , SC – Jan 12, 2017
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I have treated with Dr Early for more than 10 years. Very bright. Always up to date on the latest medical research. Always willing to take the time to explain things. Highly recommended.
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Terry H in Spartanburg, SC – Dec 09, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Wellness Family Medicine believes in the potential to prevent many of the illnesses that Americans experience through lifestyle adjustments, dietary changes,...Read more


I am Board Certified in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Preventive Medicine, and Medical Toxicology, and I am on staff at Spartanburg Regional...Read more


  • Family Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Public Health & General Preventive Medicine


University of Colorado Health Science Center
Residency Hospital
Duke, Dumc
Fellowship Hospital
Charlotte Mem Hosp
Internship Hospital
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School
Emory University
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Ira Early, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Early has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Ira Early, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Ira Early, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Ira Early, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Early frequently treats Osteoporosis, Urinary Stones, and Jock Itch. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Early treats.

Where is Dr. Ira Early, MD's office located?

Dr. Early's office is located at 1241 Boiling Springs Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29303. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Ira Early, MD speak?

Dr. Early speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Upstate Occ Med

Wellness Preventive and Family Medicine1241 Boiling Springs Rd Spartanburg, SC 29303
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 7:45am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Wed: 7:45am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:30pm
    • Fri: 7:45am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Spartanburg Medical Center

Spartanburg, SC

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received