Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Edward J. Jakubs, MD

Physician Will Practice at Southern Surgical Group

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Edward J. Jakubs, MD, to its network of care. Dr. Jakubs will work at Southern Surgical Group, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

A graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Jakubs earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus. He then completed a general surgery internship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, and a general surgery residency at Indiana University – Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana. After his residency, he completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Jakubs is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the South Carolina Medical Association. Dr. Jakubs most recently worked in private practice in Aiken, South Carolina, specializing in the medical and surgical management of conditions affecting the colon, rectum and anus. In addition to caring for patients in private practice, he performed general surgeries for Aiken Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Jakubs joins the highly skilled physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at Southern Surgical Group. Dedicated to providing comprehensive, continuous care to patients, the practice uses the latest advanced technology to offer a variety of surgical services, including general, vascular, endovascular, colorectal, laparoscopic and thoracic procedures, to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Jakubs is now accepting new patients.

About Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center is a 438-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 6,500 health care professionals. The network also has cardiovascular and oncology care affiliated with Duke Health, an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and approximately 60 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating approximately 85,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 3,500 babies each year and performs more than 23,000 surgeries. Lexington Medical Center is currently undergoing the largest hospital expansion in South Carolina history by creating a new patient tower that will open in 2019. Lexington Medical Center has a reputation for the highest quality care. For more information, visit LexMed.com.


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