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Dr. K Mark Payne, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 63

  8 Reviews
Dr. Payne

Digestive Disease Center

25 COURTENAY DR Charleston, SC 29425
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(843) 792-6982

Dr. K Mark Payne, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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  • Practices at top hospital General Surgery Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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(843) 792-6982

Dr. Payne accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Dr. Payne's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Payne treats Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Payne treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Stomach Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Payne treats Stomach Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Payne treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Payne treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Payne treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Payne's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Dr. Payne's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Payne

4.4

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.5%
(1)

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I have had 3 procedures done in 3 years and all were performed efficiently and with great care from the doctor and staff. He was kind and answered all my questions.
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Knowledgeable but brief and scripted bedside manner.
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Dr Payne is the absolute most thorough gastroenterologist there is!! Superior in all aspects of his specialty and in thoroughness of medical procedures!!!
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Both my husband and I have had procedures (colonoscopies and endoscopies) performed by Dr Payne and we received excellent treatment by him. Dr. Payne also explained the results afterwards in a simple and under stable manner. Thank you Dr. Payne.
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Biography

Dr. K Mark Payne, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

University Of Kansas
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Kansas Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Kansas Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
Friends University
Undergraduate School

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Endoscopic treatment of post-liver transplantation biliary leaks with stent placement across the leak site., 2001
  • A comparison of non-ionic versus ionic contrast media: results of a prospective, multi center study., 1995
  • Successful treatment of dysphagia in Paget’s disease of the bone., 2002
  • Is the role of transjugular porto systemic shunts limited in the management of patients with end stage liver disease?, 1996

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Musc Medical Center

Charleston, SC

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2017)