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

  • RSF hospitals earn top safety grade
    The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit that advocates for hospital safety, quality, affordability and transparency. The group releases its hospital safety grades biannually, in the fall and spring.
  • RSF avoids nationwide saline shortage
    Hospitals in the Lowcountry are working around supply issues caused by the ongoing hurricane recovery problems in Puerto Rico.
  • Roper St. Francis aims to take down lung cancer deaths
    Dr. Quinn, a Roper St. Francis physician, said RSF began screening for lung cancer more aggressively in 2014. So far this year, the hospital system has screened 688 people with a history of smoking, compared to 645 in all of 2016.
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  • Who Needs a Flu Shot? You Do!
    The hustle and bustle of the holidays are upon us, and your to-do list is probably twice as long. But, there’s one thing that should be at the top of it (if you haven’t had it already) your flu shot. Every year tens of thousands of Americans die from flu, but surprisingly few of us … Continue reading
  • Sweet News Regarding Sugar and Cancer
    There are many wise health-related reasons to limit your sugar intake. From dental decay to diabetes, sugar is a dietary culprit that has been proven to contribute to our national obesity epidemic and numerous related diseases, including cardiovascular disease. Yet while being overweight can indeed increase your risk of various types of cancer, it does … Continue reading
  • Beware of the Chair!
    For a longer life, move around every 30 minutes. We all know by now that regular exercise is a critical component of overall health and wellness. Exercise is key in preventing stroke and heart disease, and can reduce risks of nearly every other disease, from cancer to diabetes. And Americans seem to be taking this … Continue reading
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What is a Virus?

Winter time is high season for the common cold and flu. Dr. Jeanne Lumpkin explains treatment and preventions.

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Flu Vaccine

Keep the Flu Away

You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: get a flu shot. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu vaccine is too much trouble, costs too much or will make them sick.

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Classes 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 Library

Health Library

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