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Stephen H. Metropol, MD

Martin C. Mirra, MD

About our practice

At Palmetto Surgical Associates, we have been providing our neighbors in Columbia, Lexington and the greater Midlands of South Carolina with exceptional care since 1991.

Our physicians are specialists in all types of general surgery, including:

  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Colon surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Vascular surgery
  • Hernia surgery

Many of our procedures are performed laparoscopically, wherein minimal incisions allow for the least invasive surgical operation.

Our expert physicians, Dr. Stephen Metropol and Dr. Martin Mirra, pride themselves on keeping abreast of the most recent developments in all areas of their field to offer the latest procedures.

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.