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Dr. Erin Forster, MD

Gastroenterology*
5.0 (1)
Map Pin Small Charleston, SC
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Erin Forster, MD

Dr. Erin Forster, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Charleston, SC. They graduated from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and is affiliated with University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Forster an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Forster works at MUSC Health Ashley River Tower in Charleston, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Forster's Office Locations

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    MUSC Health Ashley River Tower
    25 Courtenay Dr # 100A, Charleston, SC 29425 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 876-5146

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  • University Medical Center

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Bile Duct Obstruction
Enteritis
Intestinal Ulcer
Pancreatitis
Ulcerative Colitis
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Ascites
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Cholangitis
Colorectal Polyp
Constipation
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Hemorrhoids
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Malnutrition
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Peptic Ulcer
Pouchitis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Manometry
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Celiac Disease
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Dysphagia
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Gastritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Folate Deficiency Anemia
Food Allergy
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatorenal Syndrome
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Obstruction
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatic Pseudocyst
Pelvic Abscess
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Ulcer
Stomal Ulcer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Instrumental Diagnostic Evaluation for Dysphagia
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Puncture Aspiration
Screening Colonoscopy
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    About Dr. Erin Forster, MD

    Specialties*
    • Gastroenterology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1972894376
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Erin Forster, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Forster is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Forster has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Forster works at MUSC Health Ashley River Tower in Charleston, SC. View the full address on Dr. Forster’s profile.

    Dr. Forster has seen patients for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn's Disease and Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Forster on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    1 patients have reviewed Dr. Forster. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Forster.

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