Roper St. Francis Physician Partners Signature Primary Care

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners provides concierge-like primary care services with direct access to a board-certified, experienced physician, personalized appointments, a customized wellness program and much more — all so you can live your healthiest life.

fDr. Vanessa McPherson with male patient

Concierge-style services in
Charleston, SC

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners has been supporting the health and wellness of Lowcountry families for generations. Our concierge-inspired primary care services are designed to provide you with the comprehensive, personalized care you need — from an organization you know and trust.

Whether you’re managing a chronic condition, battling an illness or simply looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle, we can be your personal guide. Signature Primary Care includes the following benefits and services:

Signature Wellness Exam

This comprehensive 2-visit exam assesses your health across several parameters, including physical, mental, emotional, social and sexual health, nutrition, exercise, and sleep wellness.

During the first exam, you will answer a wellness questionnaire and have blood drawn for a comprehensive panel of bloodwork, including labs not typically covered by insurance, such as Advanced Lipid, Inflammation, and Hormonal Testing.

During your second visit, Dr. McPherson and her team will review your lab results, wellness questionnaire answers, vaccine status, and perform a head-to-toe physical and set of screening exams for:

  • Vision
  • Hearing
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Lung function
  • Grip strength
  • And even body composition analysis.


Based on the exam, you and Dr. McPherson will come up with an action plan to optimize your health.


Access to care when you want it

  • Same or next day appointments
  • More comprehensive 60-min appointment times
  • 24/7 direct access to Dr. McPherson

Personalized wellness program

  • An individualized program designed to support your overall health
  • Personal discussions about your health and wellness priorities and goals
  • Comprehensive set of advanced screenings and diagnostic tests
  • In-depth review of your medical history
  • Prescription and Insurance coverage review

Care coordination and support

  • Personal introductions and coordination with specialists and other providers across Roper St. Francis Physician Partner
  • Health coaching
  • In-hospital visits in the event you are hospitalized
  • Treatment of chronic diseases
  • In-office procedural services, including:
    • Skin biopsy
    • Removal of moles and skin cancers
    • Removal of cysts
    • Removal of lipomas
    • Joint injection (steroid; syncisc/viscosupplementation)
    • Carpal tunnel injection
    • Cryotherapy of warts and precancerous skin lesions
    • Pap smear
    • Contraceptive inserts
    • Removal of ingrown toenail

Care for when you’re sick — and when you’re well

  • Custom diet and nutrition plans
  • Mental health resources
  • Virtual visits
  • Treatment of acute illness and injuries

Meet Dr. Vanessa McPherson

Your partner in health and wellness

Dr. McPherson

With almost 30 years of experience, Dr. McPherson, Director, Concierge Primary Care Services, is a board-certified family physician with extensive expertise in primary care, academic medicine, and medical leadership in Charlotte before starting at Roper St. Francis. She specializes in preventive medicine, treatment of chronic diseases, weight management, behavioral medicine and office-based procedures.

Dr. McPherson embraces a holistic approach to care, considering a patient’s family, environment, occupation, faith and community. She enjoys helping people adopt healthier habits. Her goal is for patients to achieve their best health physically, mentally and emotionally.


Become a member

Roper St. Francis Physician Partners is here to be your trusted partner through every unique stage of life. If you are interested in more information about becoming a member or want to schedule a no-charge meet and greet consultation with Dr. McPherson, please contact:

Ayana Gilliyard Office Manager

Ayana Gilliyard
Office Manager
(843) 724-1900

During the Meet and Greet, you’ll learn more about Signature Primary Care services, Dr. McPherson’s care philosophy, and ask any questions.

Office locations

John's Island

1807 Crowne Commons Way, Suite F1
John’s Island, SC 29455
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Kiawah Island

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