Meet Our Physicians

Dr. James Schnell, M.D.

GI Doctor in Charleston, SC | Palmetto Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center

Dr. James Schnell, M.D.

Dr. James Schnell, M.D. specializes in Gastrointestinal endoscopy including BARRX, hepatology, and biliary disease.

Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. James Schnell earned his M.D. from the University of South Carolina Medical School. Upon graduation, he entered the Bowman-Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University and North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem where he completed his residency in Internal Medicine. In 1995, he moved to Nashville to earn his fellowship in gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University.

Ready to move back to South Carolina, Dr. Schnell joined the practice of Palmetto Digestive Disease in 1997. He enjoys working with his patients, counseling them on how to maintain a healthier lifestyle.

“I’ve learned from my patients that every patient is an individual with their own needs and I tailor the care for that patient,” Dr. Schnell says.

Dr. Schnell has no trouble maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As an avid jogger and golfer, he gets plenty of exercise. He also enjoys spending time boating and surfing with his children.

Board Certification

1997 Board of Internal Medicine, Diplomate in Gastroenterology

Learn How We Can Help

To learn more about Palmetto Digestive Health Specialists,
call us today at 843-571-0643.

Palmetto Digestive
Health Specialists

Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center
2073 Charlie Hall Blvd.
Charleston, SC 29414

(843) 571-0643
(843) 571-0311 Fax

Convenient Locations

West Ashley
2073 Charlie Hall Blvd. Charleston, SC 29414


1112 N Main St. Summerville, SC 29483
501 Carnes Crossing Blvd. Summerville, SC 29486

Moncks Corner

730 Stoney Landing Rd. Moncks Corner, SC 29461 2061 Highway 52 Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Mt. Pleasant

3500 Hwy. 17N Suite #325 Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464