Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Experience Matters

When it comes to entrusting someone with your health, experience matters. For more than 160 years the people of the Lowcountry have trusted Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

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 1,000 doctors represents every medical specialty and with services in seven counties we are sure to have a location close-by for you.

  • Are statin medications right for you?
    About 40 million Americans take a statin medication to lower their LDL cholesterol and reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease. We talked to Dr. Natalia Pawlowski, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare-affiliated family medicine doctor, about the factors people should consider as they think about this option. Think about making lifestyle changes first Some people “inherit”
  • Seven essential men’s health screenings
    Why you should get over your dread of the doctor right now Unlike women, who are often referred to a gynecologist or women’s health specialist by their pediatrician for immediate reproductive health needs, adult men frequently go without a routine physical exam until their 30s or 40s. But a heightened awareness of lower life expectancies
  • Summer vaginal health
    Summer vaginal health: take care ‘down there’ Summer is a great time to catch up on medical exams and screenings. It’s also a season when more women seek treatment for vaginal infections and irritations. Joye Fordham, MD, of Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYN, says summer activities are to blame. “During the summer, women are
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Keeping You Save during an Imaging Procedure

At Roper St. Francis Healthcare we are taking extra precautions to keep you, your loved ones, and our care team safe. Here is what you can expect to see during your imaging appointments.

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Tips to Keep a Positive Outlook During COVID-19

You're taking care of your physical health, but what are you doing for your mental outlook during the coronavirus pandemic? Where are you finding joy in your life?

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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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Tips for Preventing Heart Disease

The information on what-to-do and what-not-to-do for good heart health can be overwhelming. Dr. Scott Ross, a Roper St. Francis cardiothoracic surgeon, gave some basic tips.

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