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LMC Welcomes Adeline Saint-Jour, MD

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Adeline Saint-Jour, MD, to the hospital’s network of care. Dr. Saint-Jour will practice with Peterson & Plante Internal Medicine Associates.

Adeline Saint JourDr. Saint-Jour received an undergraduate degree in chemistry at State University of New York at Binghamton and a doctor of medicine at State University of New York at Downstate. She completed her residency at University Hospital of Brooklyn.

A member of the American College of Physicians and the American Medical Association, Dr. Saint-Jour has also completed medical mission trips to Haiti, Honduras and Mexico.

With board-certified doctors and staff who are specialists in internal medicine, Peterson & Plante Internal Medicine Associates offers three convenient locations around the Midlands in downtown Columbia, Northeast Columbia and Irmo. Services include minor surgery, cardiology services, labs, nuclear stress tests and Dexa scans.

Dr. Saint-Jour is accepting new patients.

1750 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC 29201

21 Gateway Corners Park, Suite 101
Columbia, SC 29201

7033 St. Andrews Road, Suite 305
Columbia, SC 29212

From Chills to Fever, the FLU is Here!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling this year’s flu season an epidemic. Below is a report from WIS-TV this week with the latest information. LMC ER doctor Joseph Burkett was a guest to talk about what he’s seeing with the flu this year – and how you can still protect yourself and your family. Dr. Burkett is no stranger to the flu himself – he’s just getting over having it recently.

Flu Near You is a cool website that helps track flu cases in your area and also provides information from experts on the prevalence of the virus this year. You can join to add your symptoms and experience.

LMC Irmo Shines in Patient Experience Awards

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Lexington Medical Center Irmo’s Ambulatory Surgery department has won the prestigious Guardian of Excellence and Beacon of Excellence Awards for patient experience from Press Ganey, an organization that tracks and ranks patient experience in many areas of health care across the country.

The Guardian of Excellence Award is for health care organizations that reach the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction for each reporting period of the year. The Beacon of Excellence Award goes to the top three organizations in the nation for consistently high levels of excellence in patient experience over three years.

amberg_131105_164“The employees at Lexington Medical Center Irmo are always striving to provide the most extraordinary care to our patients,” said Susan Horton, director of Guest Services. “They are honored each year for their accomplishments.”

Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care facilities across the nation to measure and improve patient experience.

LMC Irmo has been serving the people of the Irmo community for 28 years. Approximately 150 surgeries per month are performed there.