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Lexington Cardiology Welcomes Leon J. Khoury, Jr., MD, FACC

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Leon J. Khoury, Jr., MD, FACC, to Lexington Cardiology’s Northeast Columbia location. Dr. Khoury will work with the board-certified physicians there to provide the highest level of services in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Leon Khoury

Dr. Khoury is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he is an American College of Cardiology Fellow, and a member of the American Medical Association and South Carolina Medical Association.

He has provided quality patient care in the Midlands for more than 25 years, including non- invasive procedures and consultative echocardiograms, stress tests, stress echocardiograms, nuclear stress tests and vascular ultrasounds. He also has extensive experience diagnosing, treating and managing cardiovascular and vascular disease, abnormal heart rhythms, hypertension, high cholesterol and lipid issues.

A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. Khoury earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. He then completed an internal medicine internship at Salem Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, and an internal medicine residency at USC. Following his residency, he completed a cardiology fellowship at USC.

As part of Lexington Medical Heart Center, Lexington Cardiology is supported by the region’s only Duke Health-affiliated heart program.

Lexington Cardiology
90 Summit Centre Drive
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 744 – 4900
LMCLexingtonCardiology.com

Looking Good for the Holidays With Lexington Plastic Surgery

From face lifts and neck lifts to non-surgical procedures like chemical peels and injections, Lexington Plastic Surgery offers a full range of procedures that promote facial rejuvenation.

Dr. Todd Lefkowitz is a dual board-certified plastic surgeon who grew up in West Columbia.

After years of studying with some of the world’s most respected aesthetic surgeons, he brings his experience back to South Carolina.

In this WLTX interview, Dr. Lefkowitz talks about popular facial procedures for both women and men.

To learn more about Dr. Lefkowitz and his practice, visit LexPlasticSurgery.com.

Join us for Wine on the River

The Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women of Hope will host the annual “Wine on the River” fundraising event at the West Columbia Riverwalk on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Surrounded by the beautiful sights and sounds along the Congaree River, “Wine on the River” features wine tasting, craft beer, cuisine from Midlands restaurants and musical entertainment from Jim LeBlanc. Presented by Parker Poe and Adams & Bernstein, the event benefits Lexington Medical Center Foundation programs and services.

Food sponsors are Alodia’s Cucina Italiana, Blue Marlin, Café Strudel, Capital City Club, Carolina Ale House, Carolina Café, Nick’s House of Pizza, Schooner’s Bar and Grill, Southern Way Catering, The Root Cellar, Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar, and Urban Cookhouse.

In addition, attendees can learn how to join Women of Hope, a women’s organization that supports Lexington Medical Center Foundation initiatives benefitting women and children. This year, “Wine on the River” proceeds will benefit the Campaign for Clarity, Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s $3 million effort to provide 3-D mammography technology across its network of care, leading to early detection of breast cancer.

Each year, “Wine on the River” boasts a sold-out crowd of approximately 700 people and raises nearly $20,000.

Celebrating its 28th anniversary this year, Lexington Medical Center’s cancer program is affiliated with Duke Health to provide state-of-the-art cancer care for cancer patients in our community. The hospital has treated over 5,000 women in the last 15 years, with a breast program accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the American College of Radiology (ACR). Lexington Medical Center’s cancer program also has accreditation with commendation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Tickets for “Wine on the River” are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. To purchase tickets, call (803) 791-2540 or click here. Food, wine and beer tastings are included in the ticket price.