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Dr. J Docherty Jr, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Docherty Jr

Dr. J Docherty Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sumter, SC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.


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(803) 469-7500

Dr. Docherty Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Dr. Docherty Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psoriatic Arthritis
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Dr. Docherty Jr treats Psoriatic Arthritis more than 100% of his peers

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
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Dr. Docherty Jr treats Chronic Fatigue Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

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

Lupus
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Dr. Docherty Jr treats Lupus more than 100% of his peers

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

Dr. Docherty Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. J Docherty Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sumter, SC and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1994 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1999
University Of Tennessee, Memphis
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Of Tennessee, Memphis
Residency Hospital
1994
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
1989
Francis Marion College
Undergraduate School
1999
1997
1994
1989

Dr. Docherty Jr's Reviews

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Dr. Docherty cares! He has great listening skills and if you do as he asks and take the meds he prescribes, I PROMISE he’ll help you as much as he has helped me! He’s very good with complicated cases and is a Godsend!! The only thing I wish is that he still had an office in Florence.
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Best Rheumatologist iceberg ever seen. I don’t mind waiting to see Dr Docherty, because my one on one appointment time is not rushed. He Truly cares about each patient. Something that NEEDS to be applauded in today’s day and age. I was wheelchair bound when I saw Dr. DOCHERTY, and he has me now...Read More
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Wish i could leave a review of the good doctor, but I've never met him. My referral has been sent twice, since Aug 31. I've called numerous times. Everything is automation and voice mail. None of my calls/messages are yet to be returned. A call back to, at the least, acknowledge my existence would...Read More
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