Antoinette Williams Rutherford, MD

Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine


Antoinette Williams Rutherford, MD, received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School Of Medicine and completed her residency at Palmetto Health in general internal medicine. She has done additional training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, in critical care and completed fellowships in pulmonary and sleep medicine at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She is currently the medical director of Palmetto Health Richland Sleep Lab. She enjoys seeing complex sleep disorder patients.

Our Vision: To be known for clinical excellence and remembered for compassionate care.


Education and training

Specialty Critical Care, Pulmonary Medicine

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

EducationUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine

ResidencyPalmetto Health Richland

FellowshipUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

Our affiliate system

Prisma Health is the largest not-for-profit health organization in South Carolina, serving more than 1.2 million patients annually. Our 30,000 team members are dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of you and your family. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded at a later date and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

Our promise is to: Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

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Palmetto Health is now Prisma Health. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is part of Prisma Health.