Dr. John Ernst, MD

Dr. John Ernst, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. John Ernst, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from UNIV OF ROCHESTER SCH OF MED & DENTISTRY in 1979 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

2093 Henry Tecklenburg Dr Ste 200E

Charleston, SC 29414

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Ernst performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Ernst'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • UNIV OF ROCHESTER SCH OF MED & DENTISTRY
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ernst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ernst's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ernst to family and friends
53 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Ernst'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

Patient Comments (17)

Excellent care, Excellent staff. Having delayed my symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for over five years, I knew that surgery was the inevitable option. After being refered to Dr. Ernst from my Primary Care physician, I was in good hands. His experience, and 'casual' approach puts the patient...more
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Hi Dennis, thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Dr. Ernst. We're happy he could meet your expectations! If you ever need anything else from us, please feel free to give us a call or stop by. Have an awesome day!

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Dr. Ernst is an excellant hand and arm surgeon. Both my husband and I have been patients of his for aboyr 14 years, from carpel tunnel to broken fingers. Excellant bedside manner, very knowledgable in his field.
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Hi Patti, we really appreciate your positive review! We are always more than happy to assist you if anything else comes up. Take care!

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Excellent hand and arm care. I'd never consider going to another physician.
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Hi, thank you so much for the positive review and taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

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Excellent Dr and staff
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I would most certainly recommend Dr. Ernst. His explanations are clear and concise. He listens attentively and provides all answers to my questions. He never rushes, you seem to be his main concern. I have total trust in Dr. Ernst as my healing occurred exactly as how it said it would.
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