Rebecca A. Payne, MD



Rebecca Ann Payne, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science. She completed her residency in general psychiatry and a fellowship in addiction psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Payne was then employed at the WJB Dorn Veteran's Administration and later joined the faculty in the Department of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Science in 2012. She is board certified in general psychiatry and in addiction psychiatry. Her areas of interest include teaching medical students and residents, treating comorbid substance use and psychiatric disorders, and conducting research within the field of addiction psychiatry.

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


Education and training

Specialty Psychiatry

Board CertifiedAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

EducationUniversity of South Carolina School of Medicine

ResidencyMedical University of South Carolina

FellowshipMedical University of South Carolina


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.