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Lexington Medical Center Launches River Bluff GYN
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | March 06, 2012
West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce the opening of River Bluff GYN, a new physician practice that’s part of the hospital’s network of care. Bert Hutchinson, MD, will offer patients a full range of gynecological care, combined with vast experience in laparoscopic surgical techniques. Dr. Hutchinson brings more than three decades of experience and expertise to women in the Midlands.
“A single physician practice allows me to provide a personalized style of patient care. I am aware of patient individual needs and can better answer their questions,” Dr. Hutchinson said.
Dr. Hutchinson comes to River Bluff GYN and Lexington Medical Center from an OB/Gyn practice in Columbia. During his career, he has also served as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baptist Medical Center and as a Clinical Instructor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.
Dr. Hutchinson received his undergraduate degree at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He completed medical school at the Medical College of George in Augusta and an internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Hutchinson and his wife Valerie Anne have two children.
Additonally, Dr. Hutchinson is a decorated military veteran earning honors including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal with 2 Oakleaf Clusters.
“I enjoy knowing my patients and helping them with their medical problems and often extending care for the stresses and concerns a woman has with pregnancy, menopause, or other life changing situations,” Dr. Bert Hutchinson added.
The practice is located on the campus of Lexington Medical Center inside Lexington Medical Park 2, Suite 330. You can contact them at 803-865-9909. For more information on River Bluff GYN, visit www.lexmed.com.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,200 health care professionals. The network also includes the largest extended care facility in the Carolinas, two occupational health centers and more than 40 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won "Best Hospital" by readers of The State for ten years in a row, "Best Hospital" by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious "Summit Award" from Press Ganey.