|Types of Scleroderma Handled? All
Insurance: Most Accepted
This practice is led by Dr.Clarence W. Legerton III and they treat adults with all types of scleroderma. They specialize in diagnosing and managing rheumatologic disorders such as all connective tissue diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus, scleroderma, and vasculitis; all forms of arthritis including gout, pseudogout, and osteoarthritis; bone disorders such as osteoporosis; and musculoskeletal disorders.
Scleroderma often takes many years to diagnose because of insidious onset, vague initial symptoms, and low physician and public awareness. It is typically diagnosed and treated by rheumatologists, but because it is a rare and very complex disease, there are only a few dozen scleroderma specialists in the United States. Expert care can be crucial for proper screening, diagnosis, patient education, clinical trials, and treatment. (Also see: What is Scleroderma?, Diagnosis of Scleroderma and Scleroderma Expert Directory)
North Charleston Office
2860 Tricom Street
North Charleston, SC 29406
Mount Pleasant Office
1165 Chuck Dawley Blvd
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843)-572-4852 New Patients
(843) 572-4840 Existing Patients
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm
Low Country Rheumatology Our goal at Low Country Rheumatology is to provide our patients with timely, caring service of the highest quality. Low Country Rheumatology.
Although there may be other doctors in this clinic or division, these are the only ones listed specifically as scleroderma experts by the center as of our last update.
Clarence W. Legerton III, MD
This center treats all forms of scleroderma, such as localized (morphea, linear, en coup) and (limited or diffuse) systemic sclerosis. (Also see Types of Scleroderma)
This center only diagnose and treat adults.
Medicare and most other insurances are taken. Inquire when making appointment. Medicaid is not taken as a secondary insurance. Please verify insurance coverage.
01/13/2018: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. No changes. JEF.
06/21/2017: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator. Page information updated. New clinic address for Mt. Pleasant added. JEF.
Low Country Rheumatology. This practice is led by Dr.Clarence W. Legerton III and they treat adults with all types of scleroderma. ISN. Posted 05/23/2016.
04/10/2016: Page information verified by Vanessa Hamann, ISN Scleroderma Expert List Coordinator.
04/10/2016: Page published. JEF
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