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For over 150 years, Roper St. Francis has been trusted with our neighbors’ health because we believe that every moment of care is life-changing and that nothing matters more than moments with the people you love.

Roper St. Francis is the Lowcountry’s preferred healthcare provider with more families choosing us than anyone else. Our expert medical staff of over 900 doctors represents every medical specialty and with services in seven counties we are sure to have a location close-by for you.

  • The Ins and Outs of Colon Cancer: The Who, What, When about Screening
    Colorectal cancer remains the third most common (non-skin) cancer diagnosed in America, and it is one of the cancers that is gender indiscriminate, which means men and women are equally likely to be diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer (4.7% of men and 4.4% of women). While the curve is trending down in terms of … Continue reading
  • Hold your Breath, Sports Fans! Let’s Go Synchro with Dr. Ellie Oakman
    Oh Rio, you’ve certainly kept us entertained over the last two weeks. Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky have made their big medal splash, and the platform and springboard divers, well, they’ve hardly made a splash at all (except for the poor Filipinos). In these final days, we think one of the most interesting, and most … Continue reading
  • How Accurate are Hospital-related TV Shows?
    While it’s true that Sacred Heart Hospital (Scrubs), Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital (Grey’s Anatomy) and County General Hospital (ER) are all fictional hospitals, it can get tricky discerning fact from fiction in these shows. Television medical drama has come a long way since Marcus Welby, MD, but it’s not exactly reality TV either. Do the actors … Continue reading
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Sports-Related Ankle Injuries

Ankle sprains are a very common injury among athletes, and proper recovery is important for protecting your ankle from future complications. Dr. Blake Ohlson explains what to do if you twist your ankle.


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Mens Health

Routine Activities for Men

This chart provides general healthcare guidelines for men, use them as a reminder to take care of your personal healthcare needs.

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Class and Events

Classes & Events

Roper St. Francis offers many educational classes, programs, and special events such as health fairs to promote health and wellness to our patients and throughout the community. 

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Health and Wellness

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