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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Sumter Cardiology to Hospital’s Network of Care
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | December 19, 2012
West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Sumter Cardiology to its network of care. The practice, located at 540 Physicians Lane in Sumter, offers a variety of cardiovascular services including cardiac consultation and evaluation, nuclear stress testing, echocardiograms, heart catheterizations, electrophysiological testing, pacemaker and defibrillator services, exercise and pharmacologic stress testing, vascular studies and overnight Holter and 30-day event recorder monitoring.
Three board-certified cardiologists and highly skilled staff at Sumter Cardiology are dedicated to providing the highest level of care in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. William Strat Stavrou, MD, FACC, FAHA, earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He also completed his internship, residency and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease there. Dr. Stavrou is a fellow with the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the Clinical Council of Cardiology. He has been a partner with Sumter Medical Consultants since 1981.
Charles West Jacocks IV, MD, FACC, received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. While serving in the United States Air Force, he continued his medical career at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, TX, including completion of a Cardiology fellowship. He then served at Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi, MS as director of Advanced Cardiac Life Support and chief of the Department of Cardiology. A fellow with the American College of Cardiology, Dr. W. Jacocks is also certified in Nuclear Cardiology.
Mitchell Wells Jacocks, MD, specializes in Electrophysiology. He graduated cum laude with his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He went on to complete a Cardiology fellowship as well as a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing fellowship at the University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC.
“We are excited to join the Lexington Medical Center family and eagerly anticipate the enhanced care and services made available to benefit the citizens of Sumter and surrounding area,” said Dr. M. Jacocks.
Sumter Cardiology is the newest addition to Lexington Medical Center’s comprehensive cardiovascular care program, which includes open heart surgery, therapeutic cardiac catheterizations and a network of cardiologists providing quality health services that meet the needs of our community.
Sumter Cardiology, located at 540 Physicians Lane, Sumter, SC 29150, is accepting new patients. Office hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Nuclear stress testing begins at 8:00 a.m. Call 803-778-1941 for an appointment, or visit their website at www.sumtercardiology.com.
Group photo included. Photo caption: L to R: Dr. Charles West Jacocks, Dr.William Strat Stavrou, Dr. Mitchell Wells Jacocks
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 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 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 for outstanding patient satisfaction.