Dr. James Fant Jr, MD

Dr. James Fant Jr, MD

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Dr. James Fant Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

2 Medical Park Rd Ste 506

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 540-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Fant Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fant Jr treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fant Jr treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fant Jr treats Arthritis more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Fant Jr treats this condition more than 87% 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
Lupus
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fant Jr treats Lupus more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Fant Jr treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Fant Jr's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
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)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Fant Jr, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1986 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1991
Wilford Hall Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Ecu/Pitt Co Meml Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
1991
1989
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Were do I start, I meet Dr Fant while I was in the hospital in 2006 , my rhymotolgist Dr. Hoppman was retiring and asked him to take me own , he came into my room and spent a hour talking to me . I never felt more st ease with a doctor other than Dr Hoppman and was glad he put us together. DR Fant...Read More
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I can't speak more highly of Dr. Fant and his wonderful office support staff. Gina was tremendous to work with and really helped me get into the office to have my husband seen. Once we were there, Dr. Fant treated my husband with great care. He is an extremely good listener and I appreciate his...Read More
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Dr Fant is indeed the most caring physician I have ever been to. I have been an an RN for 38 years. That being said, I have never known any physician like Him personally or professionally.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Lexington Medical Center

West Columbia, SC