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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 800 doctors represents every medical specialty and with services in seven counties we are sure to have a location close-by for you.

  • Is This Burning Pain a Gastric Ulcer?
    There are several types of gastrointestinal (GI) or gastric ulcers. Each of the different ulcers typically produces different symptoms. However, the most common symptom is a burning pain felt coming from the middle of your chest that radiates to your throat and belly button. This pain is usually caused by stomach acid coming into contact … Continue reading
  • Obesity
    There are several definitions of obesity. If one looks in the Merriam-Webster dictionary the definition reads: a condition that is characterized by excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body and that in an adult is typically indicated by a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater.  It is the fat storage that … Continue reading
  • Love your Dad? Help him live longer and healthier
    Dr. Valerie Scott’s Advice for Men’s Health Month (and our ongoing celebration of all things Dad) In light of Father’s Day and National Men’s Health Month, let’s talk a bit about our guys and keeping them healthy. The basics for a healthy life style are not gender specific. Men and women both should: Avoid tobacco … Continue reading
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Treating Radiation Burns After Cancer Treatment

A minority of cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy experience painful internal or external burns that just won’t heal. In those cases, patients are prescribed Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Dr. Lance Davis explains.

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Allergy Attack Triggers

Ever wonder what is making you sneeze and wheeze? This could be just seasonal allergies; however many allergies require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional.

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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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