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Published on September 19, 2017

New gastroenterologist joins Tidelands Health medical staff

A fellowship-trained gastroenterologist has joined the medical staff of Tidelands Health.

Dr. Wesley Benson is practicing at Tidelands Waccamaw Gastroenterology. His areas of interest include inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer screening and diseases of the liver, bile duct and pancreas.Dr. Wesley Benson

Dr. Benson earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, completed both an internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship at Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Tidelands Waccamaw Gastroenterology offers services in Georgetown and Murrells Inlet. The Murrells Inlet office is located in Suite 302 of Waccamaw Medical Park West, 4040 Highway 17 Bypass. The Georgetown office is located at 1011 North Fraser St.

For more information, call 843-652-8290 (Murrells Inlet) or 843-527-3428 (Georgetown).


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