Claire L. Birdsong, MD

Family Medicine


Claire Birdsong, MD, is board certified in family medicine. After earning her undergraduate degree at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, she obtained her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She completed her family medicine residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine/Palmetto Health Richland. Dr. Birdsong grew up the daughter of a family physician and RN in Cameron, S.C. She has been in private family medicine practice in the Irmo area, where she enjoys being a part of the community. She sees older children and adults, and enjoys the full spectrum of life that family medicine encompasses. Dr. Birdsong enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and cheering on the Irmo Band. She occasionally dusts off her piano and flute to play at her church.

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


Education and training

Specialty Family Medicine

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Family Medicine

EducationMedical University of South Carolina

ResidencyPalmetto Health/USC School of Medicine

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