Dr. Leonard Forrest, MD

Dr. Leonard Forrest, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Leonard Forrest, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1979 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1941 Savage Rd

Charleston, SC 29407

Contact Information

(843) 763-2720

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Cleveland Clinic
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forrest has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forrest's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Forrest

2.2

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
23.076923076923077%
(3)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
69.23076923076923%
(9)

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I made six trips to SSI, two hours one way and I saw Dr. Forrest one time for a total of about 5 minutes. The other five trips I saw a PA. The PA's were nice and took up time with me, but I felt like I needed to see and doctor and let him explain the problem. All they did little to help my back...Read More
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Dr. Forrest is completely inept and has the complete inability to listen to his patients. He actually told me to stop physical therapy since in his words people don't do physical therapy for More than a couple of months. He failed to properly develop a treatment plan and he just wanted to run...Read More
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