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Dr. John Ernst, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
4.5 (115)
Map Pin Small North Charleston, SC
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Overview of Dr. John Ernst, MD

Dr. John Ernst, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in North Charleston, SC. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. They graduated from University of Rochester and is affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital and Roper Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ernst an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Ernst works at Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - Orthopaedics in North Charleston, SC. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Pain, Joint Pain and Trigger Finger 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. Ernst's Office Locations

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    8950 University Blvd Ste 200, North Charleston, SC 29406 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 958-2500

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
  • Roper Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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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.
Limb Pain
Joint Pain
Trigger Finger
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Tenosynovitis
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Humerus Fracture
Lateral Epicondylitis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Wrist Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Ganglion
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Neuroplasty
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Avascular Necrosis
Bone Disorders
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Clavicle Fracture
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Gout
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Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Epicondylitis
Muscle Cramping
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteophyte of Hand
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Wrist
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Scoliosis
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Osteophyte
Spondylitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Sclerosis
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Wrist Sprain or Strain
De Quervain's Release
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Drainage
Knee Arthroscopy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement
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    About Dr. John Ernst, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1619902905
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Rochester
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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    Dr. Ernst works at Roper St. Francis Physician Partners - Orthopaedics in North Charleston, SC. View the full address on Dr. Ernst’s profile.

    Dr. Ernst has seen patients for Limb Pain, Joint Pain and Trigger Finger, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ernst on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    115 patients have reviewed Dr. Ernst. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ernst.

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