Advanced practice providers

Stephanie Burgess, NP

Toriah Caldwell, NP

De Anna Cox, NP

Tena McKinney, NP

Phyllis Poyner, NP

About our practice

Carolina Family Practice has been caring for patients and their families in the Midlands since 1998. From sick visits to your annual check-up, we are here to care for you. Our providers are compassionate and experienced nurse practitioner faculty from the USC College of Nursing.

We are conveniently located in downtown Columbia, serving the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Our services

Health care treatments and services include:

  • Treatment and management of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Annual wellness visits
  • Wellness needs, such as sports or work physicals
  • Immunizations and screenings
  • Gynecological care
  • Weight and stress management
  • Laboratory testing
  • Geriatrics assessment
  • Mental and behavioral health screening and counseling
  • Referrals, outreach and educational programs

Same-day appointments

We believe everyone should have access to quality primary health care, and that education and prevention are the keys to healthy families and individuals. When you choose a Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group provider you’re connecting with the area’s most specialized health care resource.

Same-day appointments are available. We offer early office hours for your convenience.

About Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

We are proud to be part of Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, which includes caring, compassionate health care professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs in Columbia, Lexington and across the greater Midlands region of South Carolina.

Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our network team of physicians, advanced care providers, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, our nurse practitioners will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.