Dr. Joseph Mathews, MD

Dr. Joseph Mathews, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Joseph Mathews, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 2009 and specializes in internal medicine, endocrinology, and more.Read his story

1101 Old Trolley Rd Ste 300

Summerville, SC 29485

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • CareSource
  • Community Health Choice
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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Dr. Mathews' Experience

Dr. Mathews' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Mathews' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mathews "Dr. Joseph Mathews is the Director of Endocrinology at Palmetto Primary & Specialty Care Physcians and has extensive training in Endocrine diseases. He started his education at The College of Charleston, where he graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Biology. Afterwards, he earned his Doctor of Medicine from The Medical University of South Carolina, where he stayed on to complete his residency training in Internal Medicine and then his fellowship in Endocrinology. The American Board of Internal Medicine has awarded him board certification in both Internal Medicine as well as Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He has advanced training in diabetes treatments, including insulin pumps, as well as neck ultrasound, thyroid biopsies, and clinical densitometry. He is the only physician in the low country to earn ECNU certification status, a professional certification in the field of neck ultrasonography for physicians who perform consultations and diagnostic evaluations for thyroid and parathyroid disorders through both diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration. Dr. Mathews has also earned distinction as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians because of his recognized accomplishments and achievements over and above the practice of medicine."
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3  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Ccd
    Other Education | Completed
  • ECNU
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Election into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2008
  • MUSC College of Medicine Teacher of the Month, February 2
Media & Publications
  • The Impact of a Dedicated Microvascular Operative and ICU Team on Free Tissue Transfer Outcomes in Head and Neck Cancer Patients,
  • Development of Third-Degree Heart block in Carcinoid Heart Disease,
  • Temporal bone pneumatization and its relationship to paranasal sinus development in cystic fibrosis, 2010 June
  • Diagnosis of a Neck Mass, Dec 2010
  • Impact of genotype and mucosal disease on skull base pneumatization in cystic fibrosis,
  • Melanoma of the Ear: Results of a Cartilage-Sparing Approach to Resection,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mathews' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mathews to family and friends
50 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

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Dr. Mathews' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

He is excellent in his field and knows what he is doing, in particular to my needs, thyroid hormone therapy. He experienced his own thyroid issues while specializing in Medical school. This has made him more creative and precise in customizing his patients' thyroid medications. I am sure he is...more
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I have seen Endocrinologists at Cleveland Clinic and Mayo Clinic, and they could not figure out what was causing me to be so sick. I saw Dr. Mathews and he listened carefully to my symptoms, he performed a thorough exam and after running some different tests, was able to tell me what he thought...more
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Dr. Mathews is THE Thyroid Specialist in the Charleston region, in fact probably in all of South Carolina. He understands thyroid hormone replacement to help keep me feeling my best. He also is treating me for my thyroid cancer. He is able to do his own ultrasounds in the office and does a far...more
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I travel 4+ hours to see Dr. Mathews for his expertise. He is the best of the best. He has my thyroid cancer under control and takes excellent care of me. He always explains things very well.
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