Melissa H. Hunter, MD

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Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
192 Ratings
83 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
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
4.8
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
4.8
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
4.8
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
4.8
Care provider concern for questions/worries
4.8
Patients' confidence in Care provider
4.9
Care provider spoke using clear language

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
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
Jul 1, 2019
excellent
Jun 26, 2019
wonderful rapport.
Jun 24, 2019
perfect balance of clinical and compassion. great listener
Jun 14, 2019
Dr Hunter is an excellent doctor who cares, listens and provides great solutions
May 12, 2019
dr hunter is great at listening and giving advice I can trust!
Apr 29, 2019
Dr. Hunter always provides updated research findings.
Apr 10, 2019
I have already recommending Dr. Hunter and her office. Best medical experience of my life! At my age, I've had numerous.
Mar 24, 2019
The best doctor I've ever had!!!
Feb 27, 2019
Dr Hunter has always been extremely helpful and listens to what I am saying.