Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology

Helping to make your heart healthier with expert cardiology care

Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology welcomes Columbia Heart

Columbia Heart's 15 physicians and their team members are now part of the region’s largest cardiology practice and are accepting new patients.

Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology Columbia Heart and Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology Palmetto Heart provide unmatched levels of experience, expertise and innovative care. With multiple locations, including on the campus of the area's only freestanding Heart Hospital, they offer convenient access to the most comprehensive heart care in the region.

Conditions our cardiologists treat include:

  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Chest pain
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart disease
  • Heart valve disorders
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Sleep apnea
Palmetto Health-USC cardiologists provide heart care services and procedures for arrythmia and a-fib.

Services we provide include:

  • Cardiac consultations and evaluations
  • Computed tomography (CT/CAT scan)
  • Coumadin management
  • Echocardiograms
  • Electrophysiology
  • Heart disease care
  • Heart failure management
  • Holter and event monitoring
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Nuclear stress testing
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator device clinics
  • Sleep medicine
  • Stress echocardiograms
  • Treadmill testing
  • Vascular studies

Advanced cardiology care

Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology is part of the Midlands region’s largest health care system that also includes Prisma Health Heart Hospital – the state’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solely to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Our cardiologists provide many innovative services and procedures, such as:

  • ASD closure device
  • CardioMEMS™ heart failure monitoring
  • Cardiac ablation
  • Coronary artery chronic total occlusion
  • Diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization
  • Heart failure clinic for complex heart disease
  • Mechanical circulatory support - left ventricular assist devices (LVAD)
  • Micra® Transcatheter Pacing System pacemaker
  • MitraClip mitral regurgitation treatment
  • Pacemaker and defibrillator implants
  • Peripheral vascular stenting
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • Watchman™ left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) implant
 

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Cardiology care in Sumter

Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology is providing care in Sumter and now offers a heart failure clinic. Our clinic is staffed by trained advanced heart failure specialists and held within our practice, conveniently located on the Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital campus.

Our cardiologists and advanced care providers include:

  • F. Roosevelt Gilliam III, MD
  • John D. Rozich, MD
  • Cameron M. Thomasson, NP

Hours:
Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Call 803-774-9797 Palmetto Heart – Sumter

  • Cardiology Research

    Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology providers are actively engaged in researching conditions of the heart, arteries and veins in laboratory and clinical research programs. Our cardiologists are also continually studying new diagnosis and treatment options for people with cardiovascular disease.

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  • Education

    Teaching the next generation of cardiologists is our mission. The Internal Medicine Residency and General Cardiovascular Fellowship provide comprehensive and intensive training for a successful leadership career in both academic and clinical practice.

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Advanced cardiology care

Palmetto Health-USC Cardiology has been honored by The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the first cardiology practice in South Carolina, and the second cardiology practice in the United States, to receive the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice recognition. Find out what this means to you.

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.