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Dr. Frank E Harper Is this you?

About Dr. Frank E Harper

Dr. Frank E Harper, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mount Pleasant, SC. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Harper is affiliated with East Cooper Regional Medical Center and Roper Hospital. Dr. Harper has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Frank E Harper is Great. Dr. Frank E Harper has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Frank E Harper is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

East Cooper Rheumatology Pa

890 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Ste 2A
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Specialties

Dr. Frank E Harper has the following 2 specialties

  • Rheumatology

    A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
    Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Frank E Harper has the following 10 expertise

  • Arthritis
  • Tendinitis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Gout
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Frank E Harper has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Frank E Harper is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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sweet doc

Doc Harper is quite a talker. He is generally kind and concerned about his patients. Staff have not followed through with requests, won't discuss situations by phone or let you speak directly with doctor, impolite by phone, and do not return calls during work hours, and neglect to tell needed info.

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Exceptional Diagnostician

Understands the disease of fibromyalgia. Good support to the patient.

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Best Doctor Ever

I have recommended Dr. Harper to many, including my own family. He is the kindest most detailed doctor ever. He has treated me for FM and other arthritis for over 10 years. He treats me without using narcotics 99% of the time. He helped me get through pregnancy with FM. He probably saved my life or my sanity when other doctors doubted me. Can not say enough good things about him. I live 3 hours to see him!

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Five Stars

Very nice and down to earth man. I am so glad to have someone willing to listen and want to help me. I think he is a great doctor.

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Five Stars

Dr. Harper has been my doctor now for over 11 years. I would not trade him for any other. He's not only my dr, he' my best friend. He is always there when I need him. I can count on him as well as his his staff.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Frank E Harper 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 Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

East Cooper Rheumatology Pa, 890 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Ste 2A, Mount Pleasant, SC

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