Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD

Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD

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Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in North Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1976 and specializes in allergy & immunology, pediatric rheumatology, and more.Read her story

7555 Northside Dr

North Charleston, SC 29420

Contact Information

(843) 797-8162

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hives
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Gerber's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gerber "Dr. Patricia Gerber is a native of Racine, Wisconsin. She earned a B.A. in Biology at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and received her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin. She completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Subsequently, Dr. Gerber attended the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences in Memphis, Tennessee for pediatric allergy/immunology and adult rheumatology fellowships. She completed an additional fellowship in pediatric immunology and rheumatology at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. During her fellowships, Dr. Gerber performed basic science research examining immune deficiencies and their relationship to the purine pathway and platelet and complement function in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Gerber served as an Assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Center and was Associate Professor of Medicine and Allergy Fellowship Director at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Gerber is board-certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. She has also completed initial board certification in Pediatric Rheumatology. Dr. Gerber has been active in the community, participating in the organization of asthma camps in North Carolina and South Carolina, and serving as consultant for the school nurse monitoring program for high-risk asthmatics and President of the local chapter of the American Lung Association in Greenville. Since moving to the Charleston area in 2002, she has practiced medicine at National Allergy, Asthma, and Urticaria Centers with interests in hives, atopic dermatitis, asthma, sinus problems, and recurrent infections due to immunodeficiencies. Dr. Gerber and her husband have been married 26 years and have a college-bound son and two unruly dachshunds."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gerber "At National Allergy & ENT we pride ourselves on providing compassionate and efficient care for busy families and professionals. Our staff will make every effort to make you feel comfortable, maximize your time with the doctor, answer all of your questions, and minimize your waiting time."

6  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Asthma
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics

3  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

61  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Immunotherapy
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Spirometry

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Malcalester College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Columbus Children's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Columbus Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Tennessee Center For Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Tennessee Center Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerber's Reviews

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4.7

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Dr. Gerber by far is the best immunologist I have ever been to. She is so thorough that I have complete confidence that she is doing the best that can be done for and my condition. I am so thankful that I found her. Sharon Barry
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Great doc, very kind and caring. Set me up quickly to get my allergy shots. Staff is fantastic! Melissa always gets me checked in for a shot quickly and I’ve never had a bad experience with any of their nurses
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When my asthma got out control, Dr. Gerber was a lifesaver! Expert testing, new medications, lifestyle changes have solved 90% of my asthma issues. Thank you Dr. Gerber
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Dr. Gerber is extremely knowledgeable and a great physician
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Poor experience, some of the tests preformed not needed or explained. When I left, I was no better off than when I went in. No one explained that the cost would be $1200. I would not have gotten them had I known up front. Explanations given were confusing to say the least.
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