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.

  • Sweet Dreams! The Sleeper Health Tip
    Eating better, exercising more, getting our 10,000 steps in, quitting smoking…these are the typical first things we think to do, or are told to do, if we want to become healthier. But there’s a snoozer tip that often gets overlooked: sleep. And plenty of it. Sleep is one of the first things we sacrifice when … Continue reading
  • Overcoming a Simultaneous Breast Cancer and Heart Disease Diagnosis
    Carole seemed to be the picture of health. Her and her husband John worked out regularly and led a full active lifestyle. Everything changed when learned she had breast cancer. Very soon after that she was diagnosed with a serious heart issue as well. Carole found herself in the frightening position of facing two complex … Continue reading
  • Pet Power! 3 Ways Your 4-Legged Friends Enhance Health
    Do you identify as a dog person, or perhaps a crazy cat lady? Or maybe you’re an equal opportunity pet lover and proud member of both the feline and canine camp, with a lizard, fish or bird in the menagerie, too? If so, studies show that you also then have a higher chance of belonging … Continue reading
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Inflammation and How it Affects Cardiovascular Disease

Heart Disease is the number one killer in America. Dr. Blount Ellison talks about the correlation between inflammation and heart disease, and how you can assess your risks.

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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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