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Dr. Paul Benson, MD

Gastroenterology*
4.7 (3)
Map Pin Small Murrells Inlet, SC
Accepting new patients
17 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Paul Benson, MD

Dr. Paul Benson, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 17 years of experience. They graduated from University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia and is affiliated with Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital and Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Benson an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Benson works at Tidelands Health Gastroenterology in Murrells Inlet, SC with other offices in Georgetown, SC. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross 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. Benson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tidelands Health Gastroenterology at Murrells Inlet
    4040 Highway 17 Unit 302, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 652-8290
  2. 2
    Tidelands Health Gastroenterology at Georgetown
    1011 N Fraser St, Georgetown, SC 29440 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (843) 527-3428

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  • Tidelands Waccamaw Community Hospital
  • Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy

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Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Bile Duct Obstruction
Hemorrhoids
Abdominal Pain
Alcoholic Cirrhosis
Anemia
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Barrett's Esophagus
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Cirrhosis
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
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Duodenal Ulcer
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Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gallstones
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastroptosis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Ulcer
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Nausea
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Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Pancreatitis
Reflux Esophagitis
Retroperitoneum Cancer
Unexplained Weight Loss
Upper Digestive Tract Cancer
Vitamin_Deficiency
Vomiting Disorders
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Manometry
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy
Abdominal Disorders
Acute Gastritis
Alcoholic Hepatic Failure
Alcoholic Hepatitis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Autoimmune Diseases
Barretts Esophagus with Dysplasia
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Disorders
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cirrhosis
Blood Disorders
Bowel Strangulation
Cancer
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Celiac Disease
Cholangitis
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Cholelithiasis
Colitis
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Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Duodenal Cancer
Duodenitis
Dysentery
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
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Esophageal Cancer
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Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Poisoning
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Gastrojejunal Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hepatitis
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
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Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Fistula
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Ischemic Colitis
Lactose Intolerance
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Malnutrition
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Potassium Deficiency
Pouchitis
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Ulcer
Salmonella Food Poisoning
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenomegaly
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Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
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Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
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Biliary Drainage
Capsule Endoscopy
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Endoscopy
Esophagoscopy
Gallbladder Scan
Gastroenterology Procedures
Hemorrhoid Treatment
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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Screening Colonoscopy
Ultrasound
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing
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    • Gastroenterology

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    • 17 years of experience
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    • English
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    • 1487822730
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Wake Forest University
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University Of South Carolina|Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia
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