Johan Hernandez, MD

Family Medicine


Johan Hernandez, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from Howard University and his medical degree from Universidad Central del Este in the Dominican Republic. He completed his family medicine internship and residency at Palmetto Health Richland.

Dr. Hernandez is an assistant professor of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and is fluent in both Spanish and English. His special interests include geriatrics and diabetes. He enjoys providing quality care to families and being their advocate in times of need.

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Dr. Hernandez shares tips to keep your heart healthy – Facebook Live »

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


Education and training

Specialty Family Medicine

EducationUniversidad Central del Este

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.

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