Dr. William O'Connor, MD

Dr. William O'Connor, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. William O'Connor, MD is a family medicine specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

Little River Medical Center

7724 N Kings Hwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. O'Connor's Experience

Dr. O'Connor's 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 Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. O'Connor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. O'Connor "I have been practicing Family Medicine since 2000 after a 20 year career as a journalist in Cleveland, OH, and Charlotte, NC. Started in medical school at age 40 at the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC) and completed residency there in 2000. Started out in private practice at Myrtle Beach Family Medicine in July, 2000, moved to Little River Medical Center, a federally-qualified Community Health Center, in December of 2002. I continue to share hospital call with Dr. Terry Belden and Dr. Dean Smith of Myrtle Beach Family Medicine. We are the last three primary care doctors admitting and covering our own patients to Grand Strand Medical Center."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. O'Connor "We believe our community is best served by doing more than just treating illness. Our holistic approach to health care includes prevention, early screening, counseling and education as well. Little River Medical Center promises you affordable, convenient, individualized health care provided by a qualified and caring staff. We use our talents and resources to see you through a lifetime of good health."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

253  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Digital Mammography
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization
  • Integrative Behavioral Health Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lab Service
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Cleveland State Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Winthrop University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. O'Connor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. William O'Connor, MD
Dr. O'Connor has been my medical provider for about ten years. He is professional, up-to-date, personable, and concerned. I have absolutely NO complaints with any experience I've had.
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