Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Experience Matters

When it comes to entrusting someone with your health, experience matters. For over 150 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 900 doctors represents every medical specialty and with services in seven counties we are sure to have a location close-by for you.

  • Don’t Ignore Symptoms of Mental Illness
    People often try to sweep the symptoms of mental illness under the rug. The average time between the onset of symptoms and when a person gets treatment is 8-10 years. Feelings of shame or judgment can make it difficult to reach out for help. The mental health community has been campaigning to reduce fear and … Continue reading
  • Lifestyle Choices to Improve Brain Health
    There’s no cure or treatment for Alzheimer’s and related dementias, but the good news is that there’s a growing body of evidence that the right lifestyle choices can have a positive impact on overall brain health. This means that a person has the power to reduce and control their risks. Dr. Jacobo Mintzer, Executive Director … Continue reading
  • Osteoporosis: Consider Being Screened
    Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones, making them thin and porous. It’s caused by the body breaking down bone faster than it builds it. When the bones are weak, they’re more likely to break from a minor trip and fall, and this is often the first sign of osteoporosis. There are no other symptoms. … Continue reading
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TruBeam Cancer Treatment

Dr. Mary Decker talks TruBeam technology, one of Roper St. Francis Healthcare's latest advances in radiation therapy that is improving brain and lung cancer treatments.

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sunglasses and beach

7 secrets to Sun Safety

Warmer weather and lots of sunshine often means spending more time outdoors. But while that additional sun may feel good, it can be dangerous to your skin and raise your risk of skin cancer.

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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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Jamal

A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

Jamal’s life was at risk. Severely diabetic, and unable to lose weight through traditional methods, this former college linebacker had to make a life-changing decision.

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