Roper St. Francis Healthcare, Experience Matters

When it comes to entrusting someone with your health, experience matters. For over 150 years the people of the Lowcountry have trusted Roper St. Francis Healthcare.

Roper St. Francis is the Lowcountry’s preferred healthcare provider with more families choosing us than anyone else. Our expert medical staff of more than 900 doctors represents every medical specialty and with services in seven counties we are sure to have a location close-by for you.

  • Your heart rate says a lot about you
      Your heart beats about 115,000 times in 24 hours, faithfully circulating blood throughout your body. That’s probably not something you think about unless something unusual is going on with your health. But there’s a reason providers refer to your heart rate as a “vital sign” and check it at every appointment. If your heart
  • Are statin medications right for you?
    About 40 million Americans take a statin medication to lower their LDL cholesterol and reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease. We talked to Dr. Natalia Pawlowski, a Roper St. Francis Healthcare-affiliated family medicine doctor, about the factors people should consider as they think about this option. Think about making lifestyle changes first Some people “inherit”
  • Seven essential men’s health screenings
    Why you should get over your dread of the doctor right now Unlike women, who are often referred to a gynecologist or women’s health specialist by their pediatrician for immediate reproductive health needs, adult men frequently go without a routine physical exam until their 30s or 40s. But a heightened awareness of lower life expectancies
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Depression Screening

Dr. Jacobo Mintzer discusses how clinical trials are helping people with depression.

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How to Pack an A+ School Lunch

Do you often pack a school lunch—only to unpack it barely touched? Then here's a six-step recipe for healthy lunches your child will actually eat and enjoy.

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Classes and Events

Classes & Events

Roper St. Francis offers many educational classes, programs, and special events such as health fairs to promote health and wellness to our patients and throughout the community. 

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A 240 lb Win for Former Linebacker

Jamal’s life was at risk. Severely diabetic, and unable to lose weight through traditional methods, this former college linebacker had to make a life-changing decision.

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