Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD

Hospital MedicineFemaleAge 71

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Charleston, SC. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Mount Pleasant Hospital. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD

Roper St. Francis Hospitalist Service

316 Calhoun St Charleston, SC 29401
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Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for South Carolina
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Dr. Applebaum's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Empyema
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Physical Examination
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stroke
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Applebaum accepts the following insurance:

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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a hospitalist, I diagnose, treat and coordinate the medical care of hositalized adults. I understand that each person cared for is a unique individual...Read more


  • Hospital Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications


University Iowa Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
University Iowa Hosps
Residency Hospital


Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Applebaum frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Acidosis, and Acute Kidney Failure. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Applebaum treats.

Where is Dr. Mary Lou Applebaum, MD's office located?

Dr. Applebaum's office is located at 316 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Roper St. Francis Hospitalist Service

Charleston Office316 Calhoun St Charleston, SC 29401

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Applebaum is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital

Charleston, SC

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

Mount Pleasant Hospital

Mount Pleasant, SC

76% Patients that would definitely recommend, 6% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)

Roper Hospital

Charleston, SC

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

13 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)