Dr. John Cox, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 64

Dr. Cox
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Musc. Physicians Pcp Lab

1600 Midtown Ave Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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(843) 876-0888

Dr. John Cox, MD is a Pulmonologist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cox has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea than other specialists in his area. He graduated from George Washington U, School of Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Mount Nittany Medical Center and MUSC Health Lancaster Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cox to book an appointment.

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Dr. Cox is affiliated with MUSC Health Lancaster Medical Center Charleston, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for pulmonary disease.

At a Glance

  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Cox

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Cox treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Cox treats other conditions, please contact the office at (843) 876-0888.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Cox is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Dr. Cox
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Cox is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Pulmonary Embolism
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Sleep Apnea

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep Apnea specialists.

Dr. Cox is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Cox is experienced in the area of Interstitial Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Cox
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
Interstitial Lung Disease
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Cox's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chickenpox
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Cox accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Cox's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cox

3.2

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About Me

Biography

Dr. John Cox, MD is a Pulmonologist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Cox has more experience with Obstructive...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Allergy & Immunology

Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Duke University Med Center
Residency Hospital
University Health Center of Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
George Washington U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. John Cox, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Cox has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. John Cox, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. John Cox, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cox frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Cox specializes.

Where is Dr. John Cox, MD's office located?

Dr. Cox's office is located at 1600 Midtown Ave, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Musc. Physicians Pcp Lab1600 Midtown Ave Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Medical University of South Carolina135 Rutledge Ave Charleston, SC 29425
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Medical University of South Carolina96 Jonathan Lucas St Charleston, SC 29425
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Medical University Hospital Authority171 ASHLEY AVE Charleston, SC 29425
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Cox is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Mount Nittany Medical Center

State College, PA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

MUSC Health Lancaster Medical Center

Charleston, SC

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

21 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)