Dr. James Pruitt, MD

Dr. James Pruitt, MD

Pediatrics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. James Pruitt, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in pediatrics.

141 Church St # C

Charleston, SC 29401

Contact Information

(803) 520-9261

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Dr. Pruitt's Experience

Dr. Pruitt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatrics
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Pediatrics

1  Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

2  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Hearing Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

1 Sanction
  • Substance Abuse (6/1/2003)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Dr James L. Pruitt; License # 11341

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has a history of substance abuse.

    The Physician is seeking reinstatement of his license at this time.

    Action Taken:

    The Board will reinstate the Physician's license once the Physician has completed the following:

    • The Physician shall pay a Fine of $5000.00.
    • The Physician shall have a contract with the Recovering Professional Program to include monitoring and participation in AA meetings.

    The Physician shall be subject to the following until further Order of the Board:

    1. The Physician can only practice 3 days a week, with a maximum of 36 hours.
    2. The Physician shall abstain from the consumption of mood-altering substances.
    3. The Physician shall be subject to periodic drug screening.
    4. The Physician shall appear before the Board as requested.
    State: South Carolina
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Clemson University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of South Carolina At Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • American Academy Of Pediatrics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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