Dr. Patricia McClerklin, MD

Dr. Patricia McClerklin, MD

Dermatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Patricia McClerklin, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

112 Doctor Cir

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 771-9163

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas


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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Itchy Skin
very high
more than 99% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Boil
  • Cancer
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin
  • Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Detergents
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Parapsoriasis
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Plantar Wart
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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


  • Howard Univ Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Howard U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McClerklin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McClerklin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McClerklin to family and friends
based on 55 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (55)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. McClerklin's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

Dr. M. is a great doctor however she needs to know that she can't save or serve the world. 4-5 people should not be scheduled for the same appointment. It is not fair to the patients or the staff. The staff is burnt out. In the new year, Please make the scheduling changes Quality service...more
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in Orangeburg, SC |
Worst experience EVER. She slums to Orangeburg, SC once a week for an apparent cash grab. The waiting area is filthy and over run. I had to stand up pressed in a corner for an hour and a half. She spent about 90 seconds with me, she nastily tells me that she "doesn't keep the kind of needle that...more
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This is a rip off!! I only visited once and I already paid almost $500 for medication and a bunch of more unnecessary stuff. She only seen me for 2 minutes she is all about money. The wait was 2-3 hours. The staff are very friendly. She needs to take her time and stop being money hungry. Don't...more
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in Darlington, SC |
My visit with Dr. McClurklin was great. The wait time wasn't long and she was great at diagnosing my problem. My only 2 issues were are waiting room. Which could use renovations and she's a bit expensive. Other than that I would recommend anyone to her
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in Sumter, SC |
She's always over scheduling people so you sit in the office for hours at a time. The office is small so it's always crowded. You wait forever and then McClerklin comes in there ask what you want (NO BEDSIDE MANNERS AT ALL) and rushes out! Her BEST staff member Lucy is no longer there. After my...more
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Dr. McClerklin accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. McClerklin has admitting privileges

Palmetto Health - Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
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Providence Health
2435 Forest Dr
Columbia, SC 29204
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