F. Roosevelt Gilliam, MD

Cardiovascular Disease


Francis Roosevelt Gilliam III, MD, is a cardiologist with Palmetto Heart and a clinical assistant professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, North Carolina, where he also completed internships in psychiatry and medicine. After receiving his medical degree, he completed a residency in medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases, both at Duke.

Dr. Gilliam is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, has received numerous professional honors and awards and is published in several peer-reviewed journals. He also currently serves as the chief science officer for the Association of Black Cardiologists.

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


Education and training

Specialty Cardiovascular Disease

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Internal Medicine – Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease

EducationDuke University School of Medicine

ResidencyDuke University School of Medicine

FellowshipDuke University School of Medicine

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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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