Archive | July, 2009

WIS-TV Features LMC’s "ROSE Procedure"

WIS, the NBC affiliate TV station in Columbia, featured The ROSE Procedure in a recent story. Lexington Medical Center is the first hospital in South Carolina to perform the procedure, which is for gastric bypass patients who have regained weight. Importantly, it also represents the first “incisionless surgery” in our state. That means it’s done with no external cuts to the body. WIS news anchor and health reporter Dawndy Mercer-Plank covered the story. You can view it at the link below.

Lexington Medical Center Celebrates the 4th of July

Peach Fesitval 2009

Lexington Medical Center celebrated the nation’s birthday by participating in the Lexington County Peach Festival parade in Gilbert, South Carolina on July 4th, 2009. Pictured above is the hospital’s parade float. (Back row) Dr. Kimberly Hicks, Catherine Hallman and Erin McNatt. (Next row) Aiden Hicks, Blake Hicks and Tyler Hallman. (Front row) Thad Westbrook, Katie Westbrook, Abby Westbrook, Christie Westbrook and Hudson Brooks. Happy Birthday, America!

LMC President & CEO Makes Headlines

Lexington Medical Center President & CEO Mike Biediger was featured in a column by Bertram Rantin in The State newspaper today. The column focused on Mr. Biediger’s 20th anniversary with the hospital, his accomplishments and vision for the future. Check it out.