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Dr. C. Stephen Yarborough

Dr. C. Stephen Yarborough


Areas of Care:

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Colonoscopy
  • Upper Endoscopy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Celiac Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Abdominal Pain

Dr. C. Stephen Yarborough has more than three decades of medical training and experience. He was encouraged to become a physician by his father who steered him into the medical field. After graduating from The Citadel, he attended the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his residency at Greenville Memorial Hospital in 1987. He left the Greenville area for a 2-year fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He returned to the Greenville area and joined Gastroenterology Associates in 1989.

Dr. Yarborough is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He is a member of the Greenville County Medical Society, the American College of Gastroenterology, South Carolina Gastroenterology Association and South Carolina Medical Association.

Dr. Yarborough's patient care philosophy is to help patients understand and manage their disease even when there may not be a permanent fix. He chose to specialize in Gastroenterology because he enjoyed the procedure aspect of patient care. He has a special interest in biliary therapeutics and colon cancer prevention. He has also developed expertise in esophageal cancer prevention with the newer ablation technology.

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Yarborough is active in teaching medical students, medical residents, and other students in related medical fields.

Patient Satisfaction

Dr. Yarborough’s ratings are among the best for Greenville Gastroenterologists, receiving a combined average rating of more than four stars on Healthgrades, Vitals and Google My Business. Among his highest ratings are his trustworthiness, ability to answer questions and time spent with patient. One five-star reviewer says:

“Very professional and caring. Great bedside manner. Very knowledge with what I have dealt with, GERD. I would definitely recommend him to everyone I know.”


  • 1978, B.S. Biology
    The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Medical School

  • 1984, MD Degree
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC


  • July 1984-July 1987 (Internal Medicine)
    Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC


  • July 1987- July 1989 (Gastroenterology)
    Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Affiliations and Associations

  • Greenville County Medical Society
  • South Carolina Gastroenterology Association
  • South Carolina Medical Association


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