Dr. John Batson III, MD

Dr. John Batson III, MD

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Age 45
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Dr. John Batson III, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Hardeeville, SC and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

300 New River Pkwy Ste 37

Hardeeville, SC 29927

Contact Information

(843) 208-2420

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Batson III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

98  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Numbness
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shin Splints
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
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30  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Casting
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • College Of Charleston
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Richmond
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Sc School Med/Greenville Mem Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Sc School Med/Palmetto Health Of Richland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Batson III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Batson III's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Batson III to family and friends
47 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Batson III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Batson III Says:
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Most of my complaints appear to relate to a patient not obtaining opioids from me. I am sorry they feel the need to slander my personal reputation, but I do not believe in chronic opioids for non cancer pain. I think the literature and the medical community more and more agrees with this. I will work very hard to treat every patient's pain with other options. Unfortunately we have too many patients addicted to opioids and I do not want

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Patient Comments (6)

Dr Batson and his staff are wonderful! Truly exceptional care in all aspects of my visits. Dr Batson not only treated my issue he shared a wealth of knowledge about causes and prevention. Highly recommend!!
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Not ever will I take my handicapped daughter to this man again. She suffers from 2 rare back issues. I felt he did not listen, or took my concerns seriously. I wanted to get her of the narcotics safely, without her getting sick. I had to insist on a MRI, she recently lost bladder control. Same...more
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He is a miracle worker. I had an intense pain of my shoulder, near the area of my clivacal. On my visit to him, an x-ray was taken, and then with a form of x-ray, he was able to perfectly inject the right side of my neck. All of my pain was gone in two days, just as he said it would be. I had...more
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Compassionate staff. Dr. Batson fully explained the steroid injection procedure prior to starting any treatment. Have recommended him to others.
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I have been very pleased with Dr. Batson and all of his staff. They are all so kind and helpful. I think Dr. Batson is very proficient in his treatments, and he works meticulously yet gently to make the injection experience as comfortable for the patient as possible. The entire atmosphere of his...more
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