Francis P. Goldstein, MD

Laura E. Hamilton, MD

Achu F. Mofor, MD

Advanced practice providers

Marisa Gentry, NP

Cierra O'Neal, NP

About our practice

 At Palmetto Health-USC Primary Care, our physicians and team members are committed to providing patients with excellent, quality care and keeping them informed about their health. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Columbia, our providers want to be a partner throughout your health care journey.

What is an internist?

Internists treat common and complex illnesses and offer high quality primary care to adults and adolescents. The role of the Internist includes:

  • Personal and long-term commitment to patients
  • Knowledge and skill in diagnosis and treatment
  • Caring bedside manner
  • Providing continuing care for patients in the office, during hospitalization (in concert with a hospitalist) and other long-term care
  • Coordinating patient care when other medical specialists, such as surgeons, are involved

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 doctors 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.

Our affiliate system

We are building one organization with affiliates in two regions. Our parent company, now known as Prisma Health, supports both affiliates with overall direction and leadership as we continue to align. We will soon share one brand across the entire organization to better reflect this. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group will be rebranded in late 2019 and will continue to operate as a joint venture between the Midlands affiliate and the USC School of Medicine.

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We are becoming Prisma Health-USC Medical Group