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Ruth Livingston, MD

Dr. Livingston is an internal medicine doctor in the Charleston area. She is affiliated with Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital and 3 more hospitals.
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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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70 doctors
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69 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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62 doctors
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62 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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54 doctors
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54 doctors
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26 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw pregnancy patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more menopause patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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26 doctors
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25 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more thyroid condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more vitamin deficiency patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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19 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more hypothyroidism patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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1 doctor
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Dr. Livingston saw more metabolic syndrome patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw gestational diabetes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more hyperthyroidism patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more Graves' disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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32 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more tonsillitis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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1 doctor
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Dr. Livingston saw more jaundice patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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9 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more low testosterone (low T) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more hormonal imbalance patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more type 2 diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more hives (urticaria) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more irregular periods patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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32 doctors
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33 doctors
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16 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more anemia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more alopecia patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Livingston saw food allergies patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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25 doctors
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24 doctors
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12 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more fever patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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10 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more gout patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more goiter patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw more obesity patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Livingston saw prostate cancer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Livingston saw thyroid cancer patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether she was a top doctor for the condition in the Charleston area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Livingston saw more chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Charleston area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Livingston accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Electrocardiogram (EKG) $76 – 324
Office visit (new patient) $104 – 460

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

Dr. Livingston sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

1 Bishop Gadsden Way
Charleston, SC 29412
461 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1982
  • Trident Medical Center/Medical University of South Carolina Program
    RESIDENCY

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Livingston is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Mount Pleasant Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • MUSC Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Roper Hospital
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCarolinaCare
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Ohio PPO Connect
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Security Health Plan
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield