Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Female  |  
Age 67
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Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD
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.

7555 Northside Dr

North Charleston, SC 29420

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Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD

Dr. Patricia Gerber, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Immunology
  • Pediatric Allergy & Asthma
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Asthma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Reactions to Food
  • Allergic Reactions to Insect Stings
  • Allergic Reactions to Medications
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Deviated Septum
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Allergy
  • Skin Infections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Vascular Disease
  • X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

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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

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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
  • Children's Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Tennessee Center For Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Tennessee Center Health Sciences
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gerber has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gerber's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gerber to family and friends
4.6
based on 19 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Gerber Says:

Thanks so much for taking the time to review my service. I appreciate each and every one of my patients.

Dr. Gerber's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404 |
No I have not seen any DrsHello, My name is Rose Marie Keown I received job open and they said NAS is here in Lake Havasu City Az 86404 I SCRAMED ALL RIGHT IT TIME The people here really need some one to help them. I work at Nas some time age and when I moved here I called the office in Ga. Asking for a box of books, and I would take then around to the Dr’s office. I would do this on my own time. But now I’m looking for a job to do at home, I could come to the office pick up the faxes and th
in Charleston, SC |
Dr. Gerber is extremely knowledgeable and a great physician
in Mount Pleasant, SC |
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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Dr. Gerber accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
    Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
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