Two experienced family physicians join Providence Hospitals
Columbia, S.C. (February 20, 2012) – Providence Family Medicine Lexington opened its doors today. Wayne Black, M.D. and Hance Oliver, M.D., represent over 50 years of experience serving the health care needs of families in the Midlands.
Wayne Black, M.D., received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He completed his training in general medicine at Palmetto Health Richland. Dr. Black is a charter member of the Lexington Medical Association, and enjoys traveling, gardening and farming.
Hance Oliver, M.D., received his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. He then completed his residency training in family medicine at Palmetto Health Richland. Dr. Oliver served as the medical director for an urgent care facility prior to joining private practice, where he enjoys the opportunity to have more personal relationships with the families he serves.
Dr. Black and Dr. Oliver will see patients from pediatric to geriatric.
• Treatment for acute illnesses such as cold and flu;
• Management of chronic illnesses including allergies, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol;
• Obesity counseling and weight loss;
• Treatment of common psychiatric ailments such as anxiety and depression;
• Comprehensive and routine physical exams;
• Sports physicals;
• Care for minor emergencies such as lacerations, sprains and insect stings;
• Women’s health;
• Minor skin surgery such as incision and drainage of abscesses, wart removal and skin biopsies.
The practice is located at 2351 Augusta Highway, near Lexington High School. Contact Providence Family Medicine Lexington at (803) 359-2486.
About Providence Hospitals:
Providence Hospitals is the Midlands leading provider of cardiovascular and orthopaedics services. Providence is composed of two hospitals, twelve physician practices, a network of rehabilitation centers, two sleep centers, a school of cardiac diagnostics and is an accredited chest pain center. In total, Providence employs over 2,000 dedicated staff.
Founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine, Providence is known state wide for outstanding clinical quality and compassionate care. The Providence open heart surgery program has ranked consistently in the top 15% of open heart programs for the past four and one-half years. Both the orthopaedics and cardiac services have received the South Carolina Blue Cross center of distinction designation.
For more information visit our web site at www.providencehospitals.com.
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