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Congratulations, Best Doctors!

Twenty-two Lexington Medical Center physicians have been selected as “2014 Midlands Best Doctors.” These physicians have been selected by their peers as outstanding members of their field.

You can learn more about them and the prestigious recognition in this month’s edition of Columbia Metropolitan Magazine.



In addition, one of the selected doctors, Dr. Steve Madden of Lexington Oncology, is featured in an article about chemotherapy in the magazine. You can read the article here.

Physician of the Year

Dr. Todd Crump

Dr. Todd Crump

Lexington Medical Center emergency medicine physician Dr. Todd Crump has earned the Physician of the Year award for domestic service from for his volunteer work with The Free Medical Clinic in Columbia. More than 150 physicians were nominated for this award, which honors physicians who help underserved people gain access to health care services.

Dr. Crump began volunteering with The Free Medical Clinic in 1997 while in medical school at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He has continued to regularly volunteer at the clinic, which serves more than 7,000 uninsured patients who would otherwise go without care. Dr. Crump is also the medical director at The Free Medical Clinic and assists with fundraising activities. In honor of his service, will donate $10,000 to the clinic.

“I went into medicine in an effort to help others in need. Nowhere is that more important than with our patients who have no insurance, Medicaid or Medicare,” said Dr. Crump. “I am grateful to for being proactive in honoring and recognizing those who provide volunteer health care services both here and abroad.”, a full-service physician staffing agency, supports medical mission work and increasing health care access in underserved areas by sponsoring and recruiting physicians for annual medical brigades and operating, which helps to connect trained medical volunteers with organizations that sponsor medical missions throughout the world.

“Dr. Crump is helping in his own backyard to make sure that uninsured patients in Columbia don’t go without needed care,” said R. Shane Jackson, president of Jackson Healthcare and

“I Am A Heart Attack”

February is American Heart Month. You may remember Lexington Medical Center’s 2013 heart commercial, “I Am A Heart Attack.” The 60 second spot, produced by Lexington Medical Center, is intended to jar viewers into taking action for their health through the personification of a heart attack. The commercial won a prestigious “Silver Telly Award.” Watch it below.

We’ll debut our 2014 heart commercial this week, again produced by Lexington Medical Center. If you liked last year’s, you’ll love this one, too. Here’s a behind-the-scenes slideshow of filming.

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