Dr. Thomas Upshaw, MD

Dr. Thomas Upshaw, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Thomas Upshaw, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Mount Pleasant, SC. He graduated from Emory University and specializes in psychiatry, hospice & palliative medicine, and more.

1470 Ben Sawyer Blvd Ste 17

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Contact Information

(843) 972-0262

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Combination Drug Dependence
more than 52% of peers
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
more than 44% of peers
more than 41% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine (Psychiatry & Neurology)

2  Board Certifications

  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

21  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Psychiatric Evaluation

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

1 Sanction
  • Violated terms of probation (3/15/2007)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: South Carolina
0 Board Actions

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


  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. Upshaw's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Thomas Upshaw, MD
The waiting room, receptionists room & Dr. office were messy, dirty, stacks of paper all around the crowded office with ugly old dark furniture. There was no where to move around. I was asked to go on the scale which was a bathroom scale a VERY NON PROFFESSIONAL one. The Dr. was 45 minutes late,...Read More
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