With injury, age and simple wear, the six discs that cushion the bones of the neck can break down, tear, bulge or even protrude, which can cause painful trouble with the surrounding nerves and…

For cardiologist Dr. Erick Funke, the Lowcountry has always been home. He grew up in Summerville, and after a year away at Clemson University, he switched to College of Charleston, where he st…

“It's pretty scary when a child is seriously or critically ill,” says Dr. John Carlile of Summerville Medical Center (SMC). “There are certain circumstances that are beyond the experiences of …

Dr. Darren Sidney, with Charleston Heart Specialists, likes the satisfaction of solving a puzzle, and admits that's part of what drew him to his profession.

Before Dr. Michael Michel became a surgeon, he served seven years as a U.S. Air Force Pararescueman (PJ), including time in Operation Desert Storm, prepared to provide medical treatment to dow…

Dr. S. Walker Nickles recently joined Palmetto Adult and Children's Urology and is helping the busy group expand as it adds a Summerville location.

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When Dr. Howard Richter was in sixth grade, growing up in California, he saw a friend take a hard fall from a swing and break a leg. The mending process fascinated him and set him on a path to…

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Dr. Ashley Jeter traces her desire to help people to the medical mission trips she took to Mexico with family as she grew up.

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Dr. William Dutton always anticipated being in the military. Twelve years into his career as a medical officer with the U.S. Navy and Marines, he went to a British-led hospital in the desert o…

Dr. Jen Grady remembers the pain of ear infections. She had many while growing up in Louisville, Ky., until she had ear tube surgery at the age of 12.

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In 2011, Dr. Neil McDevitt joined with Summerville Medical Center (SMC) to establish a center of excellence for weight loss and bariatric surgery. The overriding goal: To help people who strug…

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Dr. Douglas Holtzman, or "Dr. Doug" as his young patients call him, is Trident Health's director of pediatric emergency services, and can often be found at Summerville Medical Center's new Ped…

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