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About Dr. Joseph D Love Jr

Dr. Joseph D Love Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, SC. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Love is affiliated with Providence Hospital Northeast and Palmetto Health Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Love has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph D Love Jr is Great. Dr. Joseph D Love Jr has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph D Love Jr is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Palmetto Pulmonary

1333 Taylor St Ste 6F
Columbia, SC 29201
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph D Love Jr has the following 2 specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    7 Expertise

  • Angiographic Visualization
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Chest Infection
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Asthma
  • Pneumonia
  • Emphysema

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Reviews

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Too Brusk

Always seems to be in a big hurry running around his office when you want to talk to him or ask a question.

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Five Stars

Dr Love and his nurse Ellen are the best. He is always on time and has a wonderful bedside manner. He take his time with his patients to answer any questions. I love his sense of humor. I have seen other doctors about my breathing problems but Dr Love and his Ellen and fnp Morgan are my favorite.

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Should not be 4 stars

I can't image going to him for neurology...he isn't even a good pulmonologist. I think he was in the past but he hasn't got a clue these days. Look around for somebody that cares....

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Dr. Love's time with me was the best one-on-one with any physician in my life. His humor, warmth and wide knowledge could be enough, but he spent quality time with me before and after tests in his office, by a technician equally adept at human-to-human service. It would be difficult to compare his keen sense of a patient's needs with any other in my 62 years. (please do not dismiss ratings as those are my firm beliefs)

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best physician i have seen in my life

Dr love is an excellent physician . he is very friendly thoughtful & attentive to patient problem .he explains disease & its treatment in laymans terms .he spends more than adequate amount of time with the patient . i can recomend him without any reservations .

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014, 2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Love is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Ucsf Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph D Love Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS South Carolina
    • BCBS South Carolina
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Palmetto Pulmonary, 1333 Taylor St Ste 6F, Columbia, SC

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