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About Dr. David H Hammett

Dr. David H Hammett, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, SC, with another office in West Columbia, SC. He has 17 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Hammett has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

51 Ratings with 20 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David H Hammett is Great. Dr. David H Hammett has been rated by 51 patients. From those 51 patients 20 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David H Hammett is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hammett Clinic

3710 Landmark Dr Ste 114
Columbia, SC 29204
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Agape Senior Primary And Palliative Care

2318 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169
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Specialties

Dr. David H Hammett has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David H Hammett has the following 9 expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Headache
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Dr. David H Hammett has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Find another Doctor -- this one wont even show up !!!

My very first appointment was at 9am - I did not get to see him until 11 -- 2 hours !!!! no none else was there in the waiting room when I arrived. Every other time I have specified to the receptionist I WANT TO SEE DR HAMMETT -- I always just get to talk with his PA -- and all she does is push drugs that don't work !!!! FIND SOMEPLACE ELSE!!!!!!

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Five Stars

Wonderful doctor! I have been going to Dr. Hammett for several years for cervical dystonia. He is kind, patient, answers questions and he truly cares about his patients!

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Five Stars

Dr. Hammett and his staff were caring and expedited immediate treatment for me in Charleston at MUSC. The staff followed up on my condition and care. Wonderful, knowledgeable physician and staff! Great care!

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Experiencing Dr Hammett

I have found Dr. Hammett to be accurate in developing the conditions I suffer from. After working in a CT college and setting up a medical assisting program, I always do background checks on my doctors information he has given me. I have always felt comfortable with both staff and Dr. However, I would like to see my phone calls returned sooner, especially when I need a clearance for surgery. Overall, I am confident and comfortable with my doctor and would recommend him to other individuals.

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Doctor OK, staff needs work!

My criticisms are primarily for the staff. While waiting 2 hours to be seen for my apt, not once did a staff member apologize or update me regarding my long wait. Also, for receptionist Kelsey: if I can see that your bra is coral colored with animal print trim, then you need to wear a shirt with more coverage. Unrelated to my visit....when I called Dr Hammett's nurse (daily for 3 consecutive days), I would have appreciated an apology for not getting back to me within 24 hours as your voicemail says that you will.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2018)

    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

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2018)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    17 Years Experience

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David H Hammett accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS South Carolina
    • BCBS South Carolina
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS

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