Dr. Walter J Bristow, MD



Internal Medicine     -  South Carolina,  Columbia

 Overview

Dr. Walter J Bristow, MD works in Columbia, South Carolina is a specialist in Internal Medicine and graduated Medical University Of South Carolina in 1983. Dr. Bristow is affiliated with Palmetto Health Baptist, Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals, Lexington Medical Center and practicing for 36 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

 Conditions

  • Acupuncture Meridian Therapy
  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Blindness
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cirrhosis
  • da Vinci® Prostate Removal
  • da Vinci® Prostate Surgery
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Duodenitis
  • Dystonia 7, Torsion
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Exercise Management
  • Female Pelvic Disorders
  • Glaucoma - Ectopia Microspherophakia - Stiff Joints - Short Stature
  • Guar Gum Allergy
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Antenatal Infection
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Islet Cell Adenoma
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Lens Disorders
  • Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Neuropathic Diseases and Disorders
  • Optic Ataxia
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pterygium
  • Radical Retropubic Prostate Removal
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Testing
  • Retrograde Pyetograms
  • Scrambler Therapy (ST5)
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Throat Culture
  • Throat Swab
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

 Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulum of Esophagus
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Malnutrition
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vomiting Disorders

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine

 Years Since Graduation

  • 36

 State License

  • South Carolina

 Spoken Languages

  • Japanese
  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Medical School


Medical University Of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, United States

Graduated: 1983

Internship Hospital


University Ala

Birmingham, AL, USA

Year completed: 1984

Fellowship Hospital


Rush Presby St Lukes

Chicago, IL, USA

Year completed: 1988

 Awards

1   ACP
2   AMA
3   AOA

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Columbia Gastroenterlgy Assocs

2739 Laurel Street Suite 1A
South Carolina (SC)
Columbia,
29204

  (803) 799-4800
Office Volume:    120 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    No

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Columbia Gastroenterlgy Assocs, 2739 Laurel Street Suite 1A, Columbia, South Carolina (SC), 29204




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Aetna
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care PPO
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wellpath Preferred PPO

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Palmetto Health Baptist photo


Palmetto Health Baptist

Taylor At Marion Street South Carolina SC, Columbia, 29220

Palmetto Health Baptist is a hospital located in Columbia, SC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 7 of 9 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 2 of 9 procedures.



Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals photo


Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals

2435 Forest Drive South Carolina SC, Columbia, 29204

Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals is a hospital located in Columbia, SC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 5 of 12 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 12 procedures.



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Lexington Medical Center

2720 Sunset Boulevard South Carolina SC, West Columbia, 29169

Lexington Medical Center is a District Authority owned hospital located in West Columbia, SC. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 10 of 11 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 11 of 11 procedures.




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