Dr. Walter Bristow III, MD

Dr. Walter Bristow III, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Walter Bristow III, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1983 and specializes in gastroenterology.

2739 Laurel St Ste 1A

Columbia, SC 29204

Contact Information

(803) 799-4800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bristow III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Bristow III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

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

71  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Ala
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Rush Presby St Lukes
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bristow III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bristow III's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bristow III to family and friends
11 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Bristow III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Horrible. Got very sick. Called three days in a row. No response Begging for help. Nurse gave less than 5 minute call on Friday and said he would not respond until Monday if then. I had been calling since Wednesday. Had to go to ER that weekend. Worst Dr. Would give 0 .Would not refer dead animal...more
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