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Family Practitioner, Primary Care Doctor
11 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kaoru Pridgen is Good. Dr. Pridgen has been reviewed by 51 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kaoru Pridgen, MD is board certified in Family Medicine.

Education & Awards

Dr. Pridgen graduated from Ross University, Edison. She has 10 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2013, 2015)
Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Diabetes Care Recognition (2016 - 2018)
Level I
Cardiac Care Recognition (2016 - 2018)
Level I
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2014 - 2017)
Level III
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (2016 - 2019)
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2014 - 2017)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Columbia, SC
Family Practitioner
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Pridgen has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Lexington Medical Center 
  • Palmetto Health Richland 
  • Providence Hospital Northeast 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Kaoru J Pridgen MD is a female Family Practitioner, has 11 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine.
Where does Dr. Kaoru J. Pridgen practice?
Dr. Kaoru Pridgen has 1 office location.
Dr. Kaoru Pridgen practices Family Medicine near Columbia, SC.
See Columbia Family Physicians.