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, earned her master's degree in nursing from the University of South Carolina. She has 24 years of OB/GYN experience in various nursing environments. Alexander is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist who cares 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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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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We are becoming Prisma Health-USC Medical Group