Dr. Thomas Rives, MD

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Family Medicine | Male

Litchfield Medical Center 14866 Ocean Hwy Pawleys Island, SC 29585 Get Directions
Dr. Thomas Rives, MD

Dr. Thomas Rives, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Pawleys Island, SC. He is 58 years old and has been practicing for 32 years. Dr. Rives is affiliated with Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital.

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Dr. Rives' Care Philosophy

Personalized care with an emphasis on listening. Preventative care.

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Dr. Rives' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Rives is caring, kind, listens to your concerns and takes them seriously. Sometimes, you have to be strong and say what you mean, so that he is better able to understand your issue. Once he understands what the issue is that you're facing, he doesn't stop trying to find a solution.
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Dr. Rives' Care Philosophy

Personalized care with an emphasis on listening. Preventative care.

Dr. Rives' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Emergency Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Emergency Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Nebraska Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Florida

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Nebraska

    Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Mole Removal
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Wart Removal