Jason Cotter, MD, FACS

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.8 out of 5
48 Ratings

Dr. Jason Cotter is a board certified general surgeon with extensive experience and proficiency in all fields of general surgery, including endoscopy. Dr. Cotter graduated summa cum laude from University of Pittsburgh with a bachelor of science degree in neuroscience. After college he earned his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine. He went on to complete his internship and residency at Allegheny University Hospitals, Allegheny General, Pittsburgh, PA, where he was also awarded the Dee Award. This award is given to the general surgery intern demonstrating exemplary knowledge and compassion in care of the surgical patient.

Upon completion of residency, he was an Attending General Surgeon at Sampson Regional Medical Center in Clinton, North Carolina, and Facility Director of the Clinton Surgical Associates Endoscopy Center. He was President of the Department of Surgery and President of the Medical Staff during his tenure at Sampson Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Cotter maintains privileges at Coastal Carolina Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital.

He resides in Bluffton with his wife and two children.



  • Member American Medical Association
  • South Carolina permanent Medical License
  • North Carolina permanent Medical License
  • Pennsylvania permanent Medical License

For information or to make an appointment, call (843) 689-1326.

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.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
May 23, 2020
Apr 25, 2020
One of, if not the best, medical facilities I have ever needed to use.
Apr 25, 2020
Very efficient, but also friendly and courteous
Apr 25, 2020
Dr. Cotter's reputation precedes him, but I feel very confident that if/when surgery is needed, he will do his utmost for my care
Apr 25, 2020
I was impressed that my medical records, which I completed online, were printed out and given to me for review immediately upon entering. Also, my coverage info had been transferred from my PCP's office.
Apr 8, 2020
A good experience.
Apr 6, 2020
Glad I selected *Dr. Cotter. He was an informative dr. his explanation of what to expect.
Apr 6, 2020
Exceptional doctor & staff.
Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Cotter seemed very knowledgeable, respectful, and competent. Took the time needed to thoroughly explain my condition and possibly treatments.
Feb 11, 2020
*Dr. Cotter is the best.
Feb 11, 2020
GOOD experience.
Dec 15, 2019
Very nice and polite.
Dec 15, 2019
Very good. No problems.
Dec 15, 2019
No delays good polite.
Dec 15, 2019
Good explained well.
Oct 22, 2019
Friendly, knowledgeable, put me at ease.
Oct 22, 2019
Personable - excellent.
Oct 18, 2019
Everyone treated me excellent
Oct 18, 2019
All the care by doctor and his PA was excellent
Oct 2, 2019
very professional and respectful
Sep 26, 2019
2. No delays.
Sep 24, 2019
Never had a problem.
Sep 10, 2019
Sep 10, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
I have been suffering for quite some time. The doctor asked me directly, what I would like to have done. It's rare a doctor asks my opinion. He agreed with me that the surgical procedure I suggested was necessary. I'm delighted to finally be getting some help with this problem.
Jul 24, 2019
i had a great experience...dr cotter spent time with me and answered all my questions. he was very helpful and knowledgeable. I was glad he was the doctor my primary care physician recommended
Jul 21, 2019
Very nice.