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J. Harrell Docherty, Jr., MD

J. Harrell Docherty, Jr., MD

Degrees and Certifications
Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of Tennessee, Memphis; Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Residency, University of Tennessee, Memphis; Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Memphis

Primary Location

HopeHealth on Palmetto Street
600 E. Palmetto St., Florence, SC 29506
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Phone: Florence: 843-664-3657, Manning: (803) 953-2005

Fax: Florence: (843) 407-9726, Manning: (803) 433-4230

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About Dr. Docherty

Dr. J. Harrell Docherty, Jr. is a rheumatologist serving patients at HopeHealth on Palmetto Street in Florence and at HopeHealth in Manning at HopeHealth on Mill Street.

He earned a doctorate from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston and completed his internship in internal medicine, his residency, and a fellowship in Rheumatology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.

Dr. Docherty is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. His practice focuses on patients with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, lupus, and other conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. Docherty is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology and has served the Florence, Maning, and Sumter areas for several years.


Professional Associations

  • South Carolina Rheumatism Society
  • Sumter Clarendon Lee Medical Society

Community Involvement

  • Boy Scout Troop Scout Master
  • Medical missions in Belize


  • Eagle Scout

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