A Doctor on Call is closing its medical practice that was located on Isle of Palms.

Dr. Kathleen Malaney announced that the practice will be closed by the end of the month and that the phone messages will be forwarded so patients can obtain copies of their medical records.

Appointments will be accepted only for cosmetics and immigration physicals.

For more information, call 886-4402.

The Medical University of South Carolina performs the 17th highest number of kidney transplants in the nation, according to the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network.

The program has been touted before. It received recognition in the U.S. News & World Report rankings. The MUSC transplant center is the only such transplant center in state, according to the hospital.

Derrek Asberry