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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carolyn Reed is Excellent. Dr. Reed has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Carolyn Reed, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • She has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Carcinoma
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Bronchial Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Obstructive Lung Diseases
  • Occupational Asthma (Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis or Hypersensitivity Pneumotitis)
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thoracoscopy

Education & Awards

Dr. Reed graduated from University of Rochester . She has 6 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Squamous Cell Carcinoma


Dr. Reed has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Medical University Of South Carolina 
  • Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Carolyn Elaine Reed MD is a female Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Carolyn E. Reed practice?
Dr. Carolyn Reed has 2 office locations.
Dr. Carolyn Reed practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Charleston, SC.
See Charleston Cardiothoracic Surgeons.