Providence Health congratulates the eight physicians recognized by the 2017 Top Doctors® list: Dr. Todd Alderson, Dr. Michael Foster, Dr. Venkateshwar Gottipaty, Dr. Lanneau Lide, Dr. Bashir Lone, Dr. Donald Millus, Dr. Nusrat Shafi, and Dr. Paul Zimmerman.
Providence Health is a Catholic Health System, owned by LifePoint Health, which operates hospitals, physician practices, general surgery centers, and imaging services throughout the Midlands.
Providence Health was the only hospital in Columbia recognized as one of the State’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services awarded Providence Health a four-star rating, which is the highest rank issued to a Columbia hospital.
Providence Health’s knee and hip replacement services have both been nationally recognized as one of the nation’s best by multiple sources, and its cardiovascular surgery team has achieved the highest rating possible from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for as long as they have been performing the evaluation –– that is 21 consecutive three-star ratings!
Providence Health’s accredited cardiopulmonary rehab center is a noted industry leader. Participants from this program have been selected as the statewide “Patient of the Year,” celebrating stories of great success, by the South Carolina Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation for the past two years.
In addition, Providence Health offers imaging services including mammography, and it is the only hospital in the state with a cardiovascular technology program accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.
With the mission of Making Communities Healthier by Extending Christ’s Healing Ministry, Providence Health believes in doing what is best for its patients, their families, and the community at large.