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Happy Veterans Day

Today, we pause to honor our heroes who have selflessly served our nation with courage in the United States Armed Forces. And, we also pay tribute to the members of the LMC staff who are military service members. We appreciate you, today and always.

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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.