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Welcome, Dr. Richard Monk

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Richard W. Monk, MD to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Monk will practice at Carolina Pulmonary, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Richard W. Monk, MD

Richard W. Monk, MD

Dr. Monk has joined the board-certified physicians at Carolina Pulmonary to provide quality adult pulmonary and critical care services. He graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where he completed his internal medicine internship and residency, as well as a pulmonary and critical care fellowship. A member of the American College of Chest Pain Physicians and the American Thoracic Society, Dr. Monk is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease.

Dr. Monk joins Francis Dayrit, MD, FCCP; Sarkis Derderian, DO, FCCP, D, ABSM; Paul Kirschenfeld, MD, FACP, FCCP; Christopher Marshall, MD, FCCP; and Mohammed Soliman, MD, FCCP, who are board certified and specialize in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.

Dr. Monk is accepting new patients.

146 North Hospital Drive, Suite 400
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 256-0464
CarolinaPulmonaryLMC.com

Breast Cancer: Understanding the Latest Diagnostics and Treatment

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present its monthly physician lecture on Monday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. inside the Lexington Medical Park 1 Auditorium on the hospital campus. This month’s topic is “Breast Cancer: Understanding the Latest Diagnostics and Treatment.” Ronald G. Myatich, MD, FACS, of Southern Surgical Group at Lexington Medical Center will give the presentation. It’s free and open to the public. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and light refreshments will be served.

Myatich_RonaldDuring the lecture, Dr. Myatich will discuss the history of breast cancer treatment, current screening and treatment options, and the future of breast cancer treatment.

breast x-rayStatistics show that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Lexington Medical Center diagnoses approximately 250 breast cancer patients each year. The hospital’s breast program has accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Lexington Medical Center has four Women’s Imaging centers and a mobile mammography van, all offering digital mammography. Lexington Medical Center’s cancer program also has accreditation with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to present a monthly lecture series featuring physicians speaking out medical topics that are important to our community. For the calendar of future events, visit LexMed.com.

LMC Welcomes Dr. Nichole McDonald, OB/GYN

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Nichole McDonald, MD to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. McDonald will practice obstetrics and gynecology at Lexington Women’s Care, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice. She will be based out of the physician practice’s office in Irmo.

NIchole McDonald, MD

NIchole McDonald, MD

“Being an OB/GYN gives you an incredible opportunity to be a part of a woman’s life from her teenage years through childbearing and beyond,” Dr. McDonald said. “I think it’s important to educate patients so that they can make the best decisions about their health and be active participants in their care.”

A West Columbia native, Dr. McDonald has a special interest in adolescent and pediatric gynecology, contraception, prevention of sexually transmitted infections and laparoscopic surgery. She is a member of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the American Medical Association and the American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology. Dr. McDonald is also a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, where she received the “Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology” award.

Dr. McDonald is accepting new patients. Call (803) 936-8100 for an appointment.

Lexington Women’s Care offers a full range of women’s services from first exams to childbirth to menopause and beyond in three convenient locations in Irmo, Lexington and West Columbia.

LexingtonWomensCare.com

West Columbia
2728 Sunset Boulevard
Suite 201
West Columbia, SC 29169

Irmo
1 Wellness Boulevard
Suite 203
Irmo, SC 29063

Lexington
811 West Main Street
Suite 210
Lexington, SC 29072