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Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Edward J. Jakubs, MD

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Edward J. Jakubs, MD, to its network of care. Dr. Jakubs will work at Southern Surgical Group, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Edward J. Jakubs, MD

A graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Jakubs, earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus. He then completed a general surgery internship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio, and a general surgery residency at Indiana University – Purdue University in Indianapolis, Indiana. After his residency, he completed a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Jakubs is certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is also a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the South Carolina Medical Association. Dr. Jakubs most recently worked in private practice in Aiken, South Carolina, specializing in the medical and surgical management of conditions affecting the colon, rectum and anus. In addition to caring for patients in private practice, he performed general surgeries for Aiken Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Jakubs joins the highly skilled physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at Southern Surgical Group. Dedicated to providing comprehensive, continuous care to patients, the practice uses the latest advanced technology to offer a variety of surgical services, including general, vascular, endovascular, colorectal, laparoscopic and thoracic procedures, to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Jakubs is now accepting new patients.

Southern Surgical Group
146 North Hospital Drive, Suite 310
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 936-8901


Lexington Medical Center Welcomes Samir R. Shah, MD

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Samir R. Shah, MD to the hospital’s network of care as a surgeon at Lexington Surgical Associates. Offering exceptional care at three convenient locations, the board-certified surgeons at the practice specialize in general, vascular, thoracic, breast and colorectal surgical options, including conventional and minimally invasive surgery.

Samir Shah, MD

Samir Shah, MD

Dr. Shah graduated from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey and earned his medical degree from St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. He went on to complete his surgical residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey before completing clinical and research fellowships for colon and rectal surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

A member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, and a Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Candidate, Dr. Shah has professional certifications from the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons for da Vinci® multiport surgery and neuromodulation. His extensive surgical experience includes benign and malignant rectal pathology with da Vinci robotic surgery, transanal endoscopic microsurgery and implantation of sacral nerve stimulators.

Dr. Shah is accepting new patients.

Lexington Surgical Associates
2728 Sunset Blvd., Suite 104
West Columbia, SC 29169
(803) 791-2722