Alexander Chessman, MD

Alexander Chessman, MD

Physician in James Island, SC
4.7/5.0
Rating 4.7
(135 Reviews)
Specialties: Primary Care, Family Medicine
NPI #1013025055

Alexander Wallace Chessman, MD

I grew up in a college town in the middle of Ohio, spent about 10 years in and around Boston, and returned to Ohio for medical school. I moved to Charleston to complete my training in family medicine at MUSC in 1985, and I've stayed here since then. I'm married, and we have two grown children. I enjoy helping patients strive for wellness, and prevent illness. Sometimes, problems just happen, and catching these problems early is important. Managing chronic illnesses can be complicated and confusing; I will try to give you choices that make sense and that fit into your needs and wishes.

Board Certifications: Family Medicine

My Offices

  • Map of 650 Ellis Oak Drive in James Island
    Primary Office
    MUSC Health Primary Care - Ellis Oak
    650 Ellis Oak Drive
    James Island, SC 29412
    US
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Saturday9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    SundayClosed

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Acute care and sick visits
  • Chronic disease management
  • Wellness and prevention
Education
  • Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Internship at Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Residency at Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Medical School
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

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