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We are prepared to care for you

If you are a patient with an appointment, our office will call you and together we will determine how best to conduct your appointment – in-person, over the phone, by video or rescheduled for a later date.

If you are a patient without an appointment and need care, or if you’re not a patient and need care – please call the office and together we will determine the best course of treatment for you.

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About our practice

At Palmetto Health-USC Surgical Oncology, we offer multidisciplinary care for patients with cancers of the liver, pancreas, gastrointestinal tract, breast, skin (melanoma) and soft tissues (sarcoma). The procedures and surgeries we perform feature advanced technology, minimally invasive approaches and ablation techniques to aid in your recovery. Second opinions are also available.

Our services

Conditions we treat include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Endocrine cancers of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers including pancreas, liver, bile duct, gallbladder, colon, stomach, and small bowel
  • Metastatic tumors of the liver
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Precancerous tumors including pancreatic and liver cysts, IPMN (intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm), hepatic adenomas and choledochal cysts
  • Sarcoma
  • Skin cancers including melanoma

Surgeries we perform include:

  • Breast biopsy, lumpectomy, mastectomy (including nipple-sparing mastectomy) and associated lymph node biopsy
  • Coordination with plastic surgery for immediate or delayed breast reconstruction
  • Endocrine surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands
  • Gallbladder and bile duct surgery
  • Melanoma and other skin cancer surgery
  • Liver surgery, including major liver resection (hepatectomy) and microwave ablation of primary and metastatic liver tumors
  • Pancreas surgery, including whipple procedure, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy and subtotal pancreatectomy
  • Sarcoma surgery
  • Stomach, small bowel and colon surgery

Surgical Oncology grant announcement

Palmetto Health-USC Surgical Oncology is pleased to announce a grant from Prisma Health Midlands Foundation for new surgical equipment at Prisma Health Richland Hospital.  Learn more »

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.

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