Dr. John Custer, MD

Dr. John Custer, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. John Custer, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med in 1989 and specializes in psychiatry.

4 Carriage Ln Ste 101

Charleston, SC 29407

Contact Information

(843) 556-4157

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Bipolar Disorder
more than 52% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 37% of peers
Psychiatric Evaluation
more than 29% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

8  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

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.


  • Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Custer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Custer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Custer to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Custer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I've been seeing Dr. Custer for almost seven years now. He is by far the most attentive and caring psychiatrist I have visited in over 20 years of dealing with depression. With his help, and my hard work my major depression is under control for the first time ever.
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My husband went to dr custer, he had been seeing the drs. at musc and always had someone different so he wanted to become established with a doctor. He is bipolar and had 4 psychotic breaks over the past 15 years, even though he has been on meds. He believes his episodes are brought on by...more
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Dr Custer was the least empathetic psychiatric professional I have ever encountered. At the time of my first (and only ) visit, he refused my requests to ask questions. He said that he alone asked the questions in his sessions. He never smiled or attempted to make me feel at ease in any way. In...more
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