Palmetto Health-USC Obstetrics and Gynecology

We offer the most comprehensive OB/GYN services to women in Columbia, Lexington and Sumter

OB/GYN care that is compassionate, comprehensive and personal

As a woman, one of the most important decisions you make is the selection of your OB/GYN provider. It’s a decision that can last a lifetime. By choosing a Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group physician, you have access to:

  • Routine preventive OB/GYN care
  • The highest level of specialty care
  • Education and support, including translators and social workers
Conditions we treat include:
  • Endometriosis
  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Irregular/painful periods
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Pelvic prolapse
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Vaginitis

Our services

Quality care in every stage of your life


  • First visit
  • Period problems
  • Puberty and development

Young adult

  • Family planning/birth control
  • Minimally invasive GYN surgery
  • Weight loss management

Maternity care

  • Preconception care
  • CenteringPregnancy®
  • High-risk pregnancy
  • Genetic counseling
  • Postpartum care

Midlife and menopause

  • Bone health
  • Minimally invasive GYN surgery
  • Menopause management
  • Pelvic health
  • Postpartum mental counseling
  • 3-D/4-D ultrasound


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  • Frank Aguirre III, MD
  • Sharon L. Aldrich, MD
  • Kristin M. Bell, DO
  • Natalie D. Bingham, MD
  • Elizabeth W. Boggs, MD
  • Electra C. Bradshaw-Graham, MD
  • Judith T. Burgis, MD
  • Berry A. Campbell, MD
  • Lauren A. Castleberry, MD
  • A. Cecil Collins, MD
  • James W. Cook, MD
  • Myles D. Davis, MD
  • Michelle B. Gee, MD
  • Kimberlee T. Goode, MD
  • Wendy J. Hartshorne, MD
  • Mark A. Hucks, MD
  • Kathryn H. Imgrund, MD
  • James H. Johnson, MD
  • R. Yates Knowlton, MD
  • Helen D. Latham, MD
  • Matthew J. Lenhard, MD
  • T. Fleming Mattox, MD
  • Jill B. McLeod, MD
  • Audrey F. Miller, MD
  • Yolanda J. Mines, MD
  • Albert E. Odom, MD
  • Lauren J. Painter, MD
  • Cynthia M. Pridgen, MD
  • Samuel M. Riddle, MD
  • Jennifer D. Risinger, MD
  • Christina H. Robinson, MD
  • Evelyn D. Roland, DO
  • Patricia B. Seal, MD
  • Kerry M. Sims, MD
  • G. Murrell Smith, MD
  • Triz V. Smith, MD
  • Alexander R. Smythe, MD
  • Sherri K. Taylor, MD
  • Kristl V. Tomlin, MD
  • Mark D. Wild, MD
  • Andrea Alexander, NP
    Andrea Alexander, NP
    • SpecialtyWomen's Health Nurse Practitioner
    • CertificationsNational Certification Corporation
    • EducationUniversity of South Carolina

    Andrea Alexander, WHNP-BC, completed her undergraduate studies at Clemson University, in Clemson, South Carolina, and received her master's degree in nursing from the University of South Carolina, in Columbia. She has more than 24 years of OB/GYN experience in various nursing environments, and a special interest in caring for high-risk pregnancies.

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  • Debra Woda, NP
    Debra Woda, NP
    • SpecialtyNurse Practitioner
    • EducationFrancis Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • Ashley T. Jeffords, NP
    Ashley T. Jeffords, NP
    • SpecialtyFamily Nurse Practitioner
    • EducationUniversity of South Carolina

    Ashley T. Jeffords, APRN, MSN, FNP-BC, is licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse in South Carolina and is a board-certified family nurse practitioner. As a family nurse practitioner, she is able to provide comprehensive knowledge on OB/GYN health care decisions for women of all ages.

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  • Beverly Huegel, NP
    Beverly Huegel, NP
    • SpecialtyWomen's Health Nurse Practitioner
    • EducationSeton Hall University
  • Debbie Nelson, NP
    Debbie Nelson, NP
    • SpecialtyFamily Nurse Practitioner
    • EducationUniversity of South Carolina
  • Carol Meggs, NP
    Carol Meggs, NP
    • SpecialtyNurse Practitioner
    • EducationMedical University of South Carolina
  • Kristy Brazell Julian, NP
    Kristy Brazell Julian, NP
    • SpecialtyWomen's Health Nurse Practitioner
    • EducationUniversity of South Carolina Upstate

    Kristy Brazell Julian, MSN, WHNP-BC, is a board-certified women's health nurse practitioner. She is able to provide comprehensive knowledge on OB/GYN health care decisions for women of all ages.

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  • Kathryn E. Capan, NP
    Kathryn E. Capan, NP
    • SpecialtyFamily Nurse Practitioner
    • CertificationsAmerican Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • EducationFrontier Nursing University
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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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Palmetto Health is becoming Prisma Health. Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is part of Prisma Health.