Dr. Don C Rockey MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Don Rockey is a gastroenterologist in Charleston, South Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Rockey accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 80 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 50 at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Liver Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Liver Cirrhosis, Experimental Liver Cirrhosis, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Disease Management

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #49 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1986

University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1988–1991

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association
2006

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2001

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2000

Publications & Presentations

Smooth Muscle α Actin (Acta2) and Myofibroblast Function during Hepatic Wound Healing.
Rockey, D. C.,Weymouth, N.,Shi, Z.

Major causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in adults
Rockey DC

Uncommon causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in adults
Rockey DC

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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