Dr. Ira Willner, MD

Dr. Ira Willner, MD

Transplant Hepatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Ira Willner, MD is a transplant hepatology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1990 and specializes in transplant hepatology.

25 Courtenay Drive

Charleston, SC 29425

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Willner's Experience

Dr. Willner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Transplant Hepatology
  • Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Willner "Dr. Ira Willner s clinical interests include advanced liver disease, management of patients pre and post liver transplant, complex cases of portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma. Dr. Willner is currently the medical director of the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Willner believes the liver transplant program at the Medical University of South Carolina is unique because of the multi-disciplinary approach, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, interventional radiologists, nurse coordinators. Given the organ availability at the Medical University of South Carolina, the liver transplant waiting time is one of the shortest in the United States. Listen to an audio introduction by Dr. Ira Willner to learn more at www.fliqz.com"


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1  Specialties

  • Transplant Hepatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

2  Conditions Treated

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New York Medical College
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tennessee
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Willner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Willner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Willner to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Willner's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Great Doctor. I had my liver transplant almost 4 years ago. He has always taken great care of me and listened to all my concerns. He also help me get rid of my Hep C. I live in NC and never mind taking that drive.
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My father would wait sometimes over an hour to see him rush in for five minutes & kept promising a liver transplant. Everything's great see you in 3 months. Finally after 2 years too late. My Father had a CT scan that showed me on MUSC MY Chart where the cancer spread to his sternum. I called...more
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I went to a countless number of different doctors before being referred to Dr. Wilner. It was refreshing to have someone explain to you exactly what was going on in a clear manner. It was the first time I felt like a doctor actually cared about helping me understand what was going on. I've seen Dr....more
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Dismayed by the lack of communication from this doctor after he rescheduled my husband's appointment in order to go on vacation, and consequently allowed my husband to die. Hope you have a better doctor when you are in need. May God bless you
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