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Kurt G. Barringhaus, MD

J. Kevin Baugh, MD

Myron Bell, MD

Meghan L. Businaro, DO

Matthew G. Cantrell, MD

Richard A. Edelson, MD

Barry J. Feldman, MD, MHCM

Jennifer A. Feldman, MD

Francis R. Gilliam, MD

Terry A. Grainger, MD

Rodney V. Harrison, MD

J. Kyle Hewett, MD

Ryan J. MacNevin, MD

Patrick J. McCann, MD

Guillermo E. Pineda, MD

Thomas W. Schultz, DO

Sultan M. Siddique, MD

W. Strat Stavrou, MD

Mark A. Stellingworth, MD

Vince M. Vismara, MD

About our practice

Serving Columbia, Hartsville, Sumter and the greater Midlands region of South Carolina, Palmetto Heart’s team of cardiologists is dedicated to providing our patients with the same level of care and compassion we would want for our families and ourselves. We expertly treat conditions ranging from heart valve disorders to peripheral vascular disease to atrial fibrillation, with innovative services and procedures. These services, along with preventive care and education, help our patients lead longer, healthier lives. 

Our areas of specialty include:

  • Medical cardiology  
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Sleep medicine

Now open in Sumter
Cardiologists Francis Gilliam, MD, Thomas Schultz, DO, and W. Strat Stavrou, MD, are now seeing patients at our new location in Sumter, South Carolina. Our hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 803-774-9797 to make an appointment.

Our services

Palmetto Heart is part of the Midlands region’s largest health care system that also includes Palmetto Health Heart Hospital — the state’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

We perform many advanced cardiac procedures, such as:

  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Interventional cardiac catheterization
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implants
  • Cardiac ablations
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Patient-Centered Specialty Practice

Palmetto Heart has been honored by The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the first cardiology practice in South Carolina, and the second cardiology practice in the United States, to receive the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition. Find out what this means for you. 

Advanced practice providers

  • Michael W. Bunger, ACNP
  • Teresa B. Durden, ACNP
  • Patricia W. Felmly, FNP
  • Jaméz Fletcher, ACNP
  • Chad Jones, FNP-BC
  • L. Grace Kludo, ACNP
  • Lisa D. Murphy, FNP
  • Jody R. Myers, FNP-BC
  • Eric B. Myers, FNP-BC
  • Michele L. O'Hara, ACNP
  • Phillip Reath, PA-C
  • Tonya L. Sellers, ACNP
  • Eric E. Shoup, PA-C, CLS
  • Sarah Slone, FNP-BC
  • Erin M. Sullivan, AGNP
  • Melissa Turner, FNP-C
  • Robin Traufler, ACNP
  • Linda B. Van Duys, APRN
  • Phyllis H. Williamson, ACNP, CLS
  • Steven A. Wood, PA-C

About Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

We are proud to be part of Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, the largest multispecialty physician group in the Midlands. Our group includes caring, compassionate health care professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs in Columbia, Lexington and across the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our team of physicians, advanced care providers, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, our doctors will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.