Dr. Marcy Bolster, MD

Dr. Marcy Bolster, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Marcy Bolster, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 30 years. She graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in rheumatology.

135 Rutledge Avenue

Charleston, SC 29425

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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more than 96% of peers
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more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

72  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

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  • Duke University, B.A. Chemistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Eastern Virginia Graduate School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Eastern Virginia Graduate School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Applause Award - Patient Recognition Award, 1998
  • The Sir William Osler Award - Intern Teaching Award, 1990
  • Arthritis Foundation Award - Volunteer Service Recognition Award, 1998
  • Senior Resident Research Award, 1991
Media & Publications
  • How Do Functional Status and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction Influence Depression Among Patients with Systemic Sclerosis?, 2004
  • Patterns of Emergency Room Visits in a Multi-Ethnic Population of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis, 2004
  • Correlates of depression, including overall and gastrointestinal functional status, among patients with systemic sclerosis, 2005
  • The Influence of Renal Disease and Race on In-Hospital Mortality Among Patients with Systemic Sclerosis, 2004
  • Concordance of BAL and HRCT in the Scleroderma Lung Study, 2003

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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This was one of the worst doctor appointments I've ever experienced. She refused to read the medical history I brought with me, claimed my medical records were not on file after I was told by Mass General that they had indeed been received. She snapped at me because I having a hearing problem and...Read More
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Profound experience (more than 15-20 years), impressive intelligence and curiosity, heightened observation skills [she detected a problem which 4 other physicians overlooked].
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