Melissa H. Hunter, MD

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
221 Ratings
143 Comments

Island Medical focuses on providing state-of-the-art medical care for all ages. As a board-certified physician, Dr. Hunter has extensive specialty training in women's health and an assortment of other treatments and services that provide a long-term solution to all of your needs. Our goal is to ensure the optimal patient experience for all of our clients.

Dr. Hunter attended medical school at the University of South Carolina and went on to complete her family medicine training at McLeod Regional Medical Center in 1987. She received her faculty development fellowship from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1996 and has remained an active member in the South Carolina Academy of Family Practice, the South Carolina Medical Association and the Charleston County Medical Society. Dr. Hunter has also taught as an associate professor at MUSC and has practiced as a physician in both Georgetown and Daniel Island.

Dr. Hunter is board certified with the American Board of Family Practice to treat all aspects of family medicine but specializes in women's health including polycystic ovary syndrome and menopause. Some of her other professional skills include IUD placement, Implanon insertion/removal, and biopsy and excision of skin cells. She is also an avid and loyal Gamecock supporter.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.9
Provider showed concern
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.8
Provider explained things clearly
4.8
Provider included you in decisions
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
May 30, 2020
all good
May 30, 2020
all good
May 22, 2020
good, always friendly. Kay the nurse is awesome and Britney also.
May 22, 2020
Kay and Britney are very caring.
May 22, 2020
Dr Hunter is a caring person.
May 22, 2020
I and out in no time
May 21, 2020
Always courteous and friendly. Dr. Hunter is very caring and easy to confide in.
May 21, 2020
The office scheduling is tops. Always punctual.
May 21, 2020
Dr Hunter is a great compassionate doctor and Tonya and Kay are very professional and caring
May 17, 2020
excellent
May 15, 2020
All had on masks and hand sanitizer and distancing were being done.
May 15, 2020
Tanya is a great receptionist and has always been very professional and friendly. She is significantly better than Island Medical receptionists before her
May 15, 2020
I LOVE Kay. Her and Dr Hunter make a great team and she is always so personable and friendly.
May 15, 2020
I continue to enjoy seeing Dr Hunter and have her as my primary. she has great bedside manner, is thorough, and compassionate with her care.
May 15, 2020
as an individual who works in healthcare, I have never felt as though my privacy or confidentiality of my information has ever been compromised
May 15, 2020
always recommending this practice to others, including my roommate and other peers.
May 14, 2020
great staff
May 14, 2020
extremely professional
May 14, 2020
extremely confident in Dr Hunter
May 14, 2020
extremely efficient
May 8, 2020
Just had nurse/assistant take VP. Did not see anyone else.
May 2, 2020
excellent
May 2, 2020
excellent
May 2, 2020
I feel very fortunate to have Dr Hunter
May 2, 2020
excellent
May 2, 2020
I always tell others!
May 2, 2020
excellent
Apr 26, 2020
everyone was wonderful!
Apr 19, 2020
she was wonderful very nice made me feel very comfortable
Apr 19, 2020
Very helpful and friendly.
Apr 12, 2020
Kay is wonderful!
Apr 12, 2020
Dr Hunter is wonderful!
Apr 10, 2020
It was very quiet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 10, 2020
Dr. Hunter always listens carefully and does not rush through visit.
Apr 1, 2020
Never had a bad experience, always good
Mar 25, 2020
I have always found the staff to be very professional and courteous.
Mar 24, 2020
I love this practice and *Dr. Hunter! Staff is friendly welcoming, clean and professional. *Dr. Hunter is an incredible physician, who LISTENS and cares for her patients. I would recommend her and this practice to anyone! 10/10!!
Mar 24, 2020
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Mar 24, 2020
All of the staff including the receptionist and nurse are always very friendly and helpful.
Mar 24, 2020
I could not ask for a more friendly nurse.
Mar 24, 2020
Dr Hunter always has the time to listen to whatever problem I may be encountering and explains in common language what my options are.
Mar 24, 2020
I always receive prompt service in their office.
Mar 20, 2020
Excellent
Mar 20, 2020
Very Good
Mar 20, 2020
Good Experience
Mar 20, 2020
Exceptional Experience
Mar 20, 2020
Excellent
Mar 20, 2020
Good Experience
Mar 3, 2020
dr Hunter helped me lose weight by offering me the right medication . I really appreciated her treatment in this matter. She was knowledgeable in it.
Jan 23, 2020
There was a couple in front of me at check in and then I checked in. After I sat down the receptionist took out a can of lysol from the cupboard and sprayed it all around the check in area - made me feel as if she thought I was smelly or dirty which I was not.
Jan 21, 2020
*Dr. Hunter gets to know you as an individual. She always asks about my job and my children.
Jan 21, 2020
Amazing!!
Jan 19, 2020
Staff are always wonderful and helpful especially Kate.
Jan 19, 2020
She is very attentive and helpful.
Jan 16, 2020
Always excellent
Jan 8, 2020
Every one at this office is so kind. Tanya is very sweet and quick!
Jan 8, 2020
Dr. Hunter is one of the best! She truly cares about her patients and has excellent bedside manner.
Jan 8, 2020
She was a delight!
Jan 8, 2020
I have recommended both Dr. Hunter and Dr. Inman many times
Jan 7, 2020
they are always very responsive.
Dec 20, 2019
Love her!
Dec 19, 2019
Everyone is very friendly!
Dec 19, 2019
Have recommended Dr. Hunter multiple times to colleagues.
Dec 18, 2019
Very professional and friendly
Dec 18, 2019
Professional and friendly
Dec 11, 2019
Absolutely love Dr. Hunter and her staff. She has been my primary doctor since she was located by Trident Hospital. That should explain how wonderful my experience is with her and her staff.
Dec 11, 2019
Reccomend her to everyone.
Dec 11, 2019
Wouldn't change a thing.
Dec 11, 2019
Best bedside manor.
Nov 13, 2019
excellent staff
Nov 13, 2019
excellent physician
Nov 13, 2019
Great staff!
Nov 13, 2019
Dr Hunter is wonderful and a great listener.
Nov 13, 2019
The nurse was prompt in getting back to us when our results arrived. She explained the questions we had with a follow up phone call.
Nov 11, 2019
great experience
Nov 8, 2019
I continue to recommend Dr. Hunter to others. she is exceptionally competent and caring.
Nov 2, 2019
the staff is always so friendly and helpful! the new office space is beautiful!
Nov 2, 2019
I love dr Hunter! she was very knowledgeable and prescribed the right solution. she is very comforting and has such a caring way about her.
Nov 2, 2019
great experience
Nov 2, 2019
she was very interested in learning about my issues. very nice!
Nov 2, 2019
I always refer friends to dr Hunter. my whole family goes to her practice!
Nov 1, 2019
Experiencen was good.
Nov 1, 2019
Experience was good.
Nov 1, 2019
Experience was good.
Nov 1, 2019
Experience was good.
Nov 1, 2019
Experience was good.
Nov 1, 2019
Always a good experience. I called that morning to schedule appointment and they were able to squeeze me in. Everyone is always very nice and its a good experience.
Nov 1, 2019
I have been with her for gosh over 10 years.
Nov 1, 2019
Wait time was more than usual but they squeezed me in that day so did not mind at all. Usually I barely wait at all.
Nov 1, 2019
She is always amazing even though she weighed me again and I was just there. She is a great find and is always excellent.
Oct 30, 2019
Always appreciate front office assistance I scheduling appointments. LaTonya is great.
Oct 26, 2019
Everyone from the staff at registration to our PT has been friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.
Oct 26, 2019
I feel very confident in our PT.
Oct 26, 2019
PT was enthusiastic and really cared about my daughter's issue. She made me feel that I could be as involved in my daughter's therapy as I wanted. Always spends some time after my daughter's session to give me an update.
Oct 23, 2019
Every person throughout the process is very engaging, caring, and thoughtful. They make you feel so special.
Oct 23, 2019
Dr. Hunter is perfect for me! Love that she is attentive, supportive, and encouraging with every situation. Her bedside manner makes me feel good when I'm sick. That's a calling!
Oct 23, 2019
Kay is awesome! The best I've ever experienced.
Oct 23, 2019
Very proud to share that I'm a patient of Dr. Hunter and staff!
Oct 21, 2019
friendly and compassionate care
Oct 21, 2019
everyone was kind and respectful
Oct 20, 2019
I love Kay! She is wonderful 🙂
Oct 20, 2019
excellent as always.
Oct 20, 2019
Dr. Hunter is excellent in her bedside manner and thoroughness. My husband and I have trusted and appreciated her for many years.
Oct 20, 2019
Kay is professional and very proficient.You can tell that she is knowledgeable and caring.
Oct 18, 2019
Dr. Hunter is always 100% keyed in to me when I see her. She is thorough, informative, and genuinely interested in me and what is going on in my life that might affect my health. Always a good experience.
Oct 18, 2019
very helpful and informative
Oct 11, 2019
Very nice people.
Oct 11, 2019
Dr. Hunter and staff are always top notch. Very well run!
Oct 11, 2019
Very professional and efficient.
Sep 22, 2019
excellent experience
Sep 22, 2019
I just switched my three children here based on my excellent experience.
Sep 13, 2019
very professional
Sep 11, 2019
Always comforting to talk with Dr. Hunter She has been our physician for many years. She is very thorough and knows us well. My husband Bob and I have also received excellent care from her and she knows when to refer us to tahe care of our problems
Sep 11, 2019
assistant was very efficient and professional.
Sep 1, 2019
was able to schedule appointment and see doctor on the same day. This was fantastic.
Sep 1, 2019
Dr Hunter always insures that I understand my physical problem and the treatment that will be used to correct it.
Sep 1, 2019
Great patient response by professional staff
Sep 1, 2019
Great experience , they are like family to my husband and me. Very helpful , and professional. Tanya Shakila and Dr. Hunter are amazing
Sep 1, 2019
Shakila is very professional . She has always been very helpful and knowledgeable
Aug 20, 2019
The receptionist & nurse are always very pleasant, helpful & expedient.
Aug 20, 2019
*Dr. Hunter is always very attentive, never rushed & thorough in her treatment.
Aug 20, 2019
So friendly & helpful always.
Aug 14, 2019
Everyone is friendly and engaging and I never have to wait long. I am very pleased with the high level of care provided by Dr. Hunter and the high caliber of specialist she has referred me to as needed. She has helped me through various health issues in my 15 years plus with her and I feel blessed to have her as my physician. Tanya and Kia are great to work work with as well !
Aug 14, 2019
I have recommended her to several people!
Aug 14, 2019
I cannot think of a time when my visit was not efficient...it seems to run as a well oiled machine.
Aug 14, 2019
She is very personable, caring and engaging and shares my results of BP, etc. Very sweet lady!
Aug 14, 2019
I have recommended several people to her!
Aug 12, 2019
There has never been a delay.
Aug 12, 2019
*Dr. Hunter & her staff are always prompt, friendly, concerned and easy to talk to. I have never left her office with a bad feeling. The drive to her office is worth the service you receive.
Aug 9, 2019
The receptionist Pat is wonderful
Aug 6, 2019
since Dr Hunter moved to a new location I was lost trying to find it and the lady at the desk called me back twice to help me. I was late but was shown back immediately. it's always been a friendly office but this was over and beyond.
Aug 6, 2019
I was 15 minutes late due to traffic on 526. I was still seen within minutes of my arrival.
Aug 6, 2019
Dr. Hunter is a great listener and thorough in her responses. I always feel as if I have her undivided attention.I never feel rushed.
Aug 6, 2019
Kay is terrific!!!
Aug 5, 2019
appt had been scheduled at the prior visit
Aug 4, 2019
the assistant is very nice, and so pleasant
Aug 3, 2019
excellent, professional staff and doctor
Aug 3, 2019
Empathic physician
Aug 3, 2019
VERY excellent nurse/ assistant
Aug 1, 2019
I have recommended Dr Hunter to a number of friends and each one has remained with her after the first visit. She is a great doctor and a wonderful person.
Jul 14, 2019
impressed
Jul 14, 2019
Shakila was wonderful! super friendly and thorough.
Jul 12, 2019
Always timely