Make Roper St. Francis Your Healthcare Home

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.

  • Obesity and Diseases
    It is commonly known and scientifically proven that obesity predisposes you to many diseases. Obesity is when a person has a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater or an increase percentage of adipose (fat) mass. The majority of organs and body systems are negatively affected by obesity. Diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, … Continue reading
  • My New Drug of Choice
    Believe it or not, oxygen is my new drug of choice. Naturally, I’ve been breathing it since birth, but each breath contains only 21 percent oxygen. When you need help healing, you go with the hard stuff, 100 proof. That’s why I rise before sunup each weekday morning, drive to Roper Hospital where the staff … Continue reading
  • Resistance Training
    Weight loss can be more effective and sustainable when combined with resistance training. With any weight loss program the first week or two are the easiest because that is when you lose the most weight. The following days and weeks may be frustrating because the weight doesn’t come off as quickly as when you started. … Continue reading
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What is a Hypertensive Crisis?

For anyone with high blood pressure, it’s critical to control your levels with medication. Dr. Thaddeus Bell explains what can happen if you let your blood pressure get out of control.

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Tendon Pain?

If you have experienced chronic tendon pain for three months or longer, you may be a candidate for a procedure that can provide relief with one
30-minute treatment. 

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Tai Chi at St. Francis Hospital

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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