Dr. Vaughn Barnick, MD

Dr. Vaughn Barnick, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Vaughn Barnick, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1981 and specializes in internal medicine.

2750 Laurel St Ste 303

Columbia, SC 29204

Contact Information

(803) 252-1953

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

273  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Stress Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of South Carolina
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Uva Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Uva Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barnick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barnick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barnick to family and friends
21 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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Dr. Barnick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Not sure I would use a Dr that releases a patient from their care because they voice a concern over waiting 5+ hours for a return phone call when they are sick and then to NOT approve refills on medications that are required and necessary and instead forcing the patient to wean themselves off of...more
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There is ZERO chance I would recommend him to my worst enemy. I write in hopes of preventing a family going through what we have been through. My in-laws moved in with us in 2015. I chose Dr. Barnick & his practice based on the info that was available then. I have come to DEEPLY regret my...more
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dr. barnick was moms dr for years. she stopped seeing him in her 80s as he was dispensing oxycotin, hydrocodone & ativan for pain while disregarding her dependency. On oxycotin she hallucinated & was paranoid. we found another internist who weened her off over a 4 month period. for years our...more
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Dr Barnick found my husband's Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm during a routine yearly physical examination. Needless to say this was monumental and words can not say what we feel for Dr. Barnick. He is a true blessing and we are beyond grateful to have such a fine physician.
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He has been our primary care doctor for over 15 years. We like and trust him. If he can't fix what is wrong with us he refers us to someone who can. I lost the ability to walk a few years ago due to a sudden onset of an autoimmune disease - Sarcoidosis. He and his staff worked with me and...more
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