Category Archives: Health

Carolina Women’s Physical Therapy—the Midland’s only physical therapy practice created exclusively for women—expands services at its new Forest Acres location

Celebrating its fifth anniversary as Columbia’s first and only physical therapy practice exclusively devoted to women, Carolina Women's Physical Therapy and Wellness (CWPTW) announces its new and expanded location at 1735 St. Julian Place, Suite 101. “After five years of offering physical therapy focused on women’s pain management, we began to experience some wonderful growing…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Alicia S. James, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Family Practice Northeast West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Alicia S. James, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. James will practice at Lexington Family Practice Northeast, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. Dr. James graduated from Stanford University in Stanford, California, and earned…
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Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Children’s Emergency Center achieves Pediatric Ready recognition

[caption id="attachment_17105" align="alignnone" width="2520"] Lindsay Dowd, BSN, RN-assistant nurse manager; Elizabeth Sibilia, BSN, RN-nurse manager; Derick Wenning, M.D.-medical director; Amanda Felder, BSN, RN-Pediatric Trauma Program manager; Amanda Harvel, BSN, RN-assistant nurse manager.[/caption] Children’s Hospital is the first in the state to achieve this recognition The Children’s Emergency Center at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital recently was…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Michael S. Comer, MD

Physician Will Practice at Lexington Family Practice West Columbia West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Michael S. Comer, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Comer will practice at Lexington Family Practice West Columbia, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. Dr. Comer graduated cum laude from the University of…
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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Donald M. Millus, MD

Physician Will Practice at Sandhills Family Medicine West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Donald M. Millus, MD, to its network of care. Dr. Millus will practice at Sandhills Family Medicine, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice located in Lexington. A cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors…
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Palmetto Health September Calendar of Events

Sept. 8: Infant Mortality Awareness Walk in Sumter In recognition of September as Infant Mortality Awareness Month, Palmetto Health Tuomey will host an Infant Mortality Awareness Walk Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-noon, at Palmetto Health Tuomey, Classroom One, 129 N. Washington St., Sumter. This event recognizes infants who are celebrating their first birthday and remembering…
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Palmetto Health Richland Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program receives certification by American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Palmetto Health Richland has been recognized for its commitment to improving the quality of life by enhancing standards of care. The hospital’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, which serves patients with all types of lung disease, has received its certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). Palmetto Health Richland’s Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program also…
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Lourie Center Celebrates National Senior Center Month

Each September the Lourie Center, along with other National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) members, celebrates National Senior Center Month. The 2018 theme is Senior Centers: Building Momentum. Innovative programs such as those offered at such as the Lourie Center can change the perception of aging and create important community resources for aging expertise. The…
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Association of Black Cardiologists names F. Roosevelt Gilliam, III, M.D., Palmetto Heart cardiologist, as its Chief of Science

F. Roosevelt Gilliam, III, M.D., a cardiologist with Palmetto Heart, a Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group practice, has been recognized by the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) as its Chief Science Officer (CSO). Gilliam, an ABC life member, served as the organization’s board chair from 2000-2002. As CSO, Gilliam will lead all development and implementation of…
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