The Latest News From The Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital Campus at Carnes Crossroads
June 21, 2019 | Around Town
Last month Carnes Crossroads residents got a preview of what’s in store for Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital when representatives from the hospital came to the Green Barn to share plans and information with the community. The 50-bed hospital is set to open this fall with Grand Opening festivities scheduled for September 22. The hospital will admit its first patients on October 4.
As a community hospital that serves Carnes Crossroads and the surrounding neighborhoods, Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital is an excellent new addition to our community. Administrators are working now to connect with residents to make sure they’re serving the needs of our area, and they’ll continue to do so as the facility gets up and running. They’ll also be offering volunteer opportunities, educational programming and other ways for the public to get involved.
Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital is one of four hospitals within the Roper St. Francis Healthcare system, which has a long-established reputation for quality healthcare service. It’s the only not-for-profit healthcare system in the Lowcountry.
Initially approved for 50 beds, the hospital has room to expand once the need for additional facilities is demonstrated. Services offered initially will include: a 24-hour Emergency Department, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Diagnostics, Endocrinology, General Surgery, Imaging & Lab, Mother & Baby Center, Oncology, Orthopedics,Pulmonology, TherapyServices, Primary Care, Surgery Robotics and Urology.
Encompassing 90 acres, the Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital campus alreadyishome to a medical office building where practitionersinclude:
- Felix Akinbote Jr., obstetrics and gynecology;
- Megan Baker, breast surgery;
- Jonathan Donaldson, urology
- Benjamin Ford, general surgery;
- Joye Fordham, obstetrics and gynecology;
- Kenosha Gleaton, obstetrics and gynecology
- Mary James, urology;
- Mark Principe, PA-C, urology;
- Scott Ross, Cardiothoracic Surgery
- John Spratt, Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Robert Sullivan, sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery;
- Tracy Tipton, urology;
- Henry West, general surgery
- Brett Young, sports medicine and orthopaedic surgery;
More physicians will be practicing on this campus in the coming months. To schedule an appointment with one of the physicians listed above, call (843) 402-CARE.
Stay tuned for details about this fall’s opening celebration activities for the new Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital at Carnes Crossroads!