|Women's centers offer convenience
Women’s Health at Northwoods will host an
open house to showcase its remodeled North Charleston OB/GYN office
from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2070 Northbrook Blvd., Suite B9.
what is possible in women’s health is not limited to the MUSC main
campus downtown,” said David Soper, M.D., vice chair of business and
clinical affairs and division director for benign gynecology and
“We wish to offer the best in care and innovation to all of our
Charleston area patients by making their visits more convenient by
being closer to home and work. To this end, we have outreach sites in
Mount Pleasant, West Ashley and North Charleston. The North Charleston
site serves our most diverse population and has a unique multicultural
staff and clientele. We believe this enriches the overall health care
experience and leads to improved patient satisfaction.”
MUSC Women’s Health
at Northwoods Medical Director Dr. Angela Savatiel examines a patient.
M.D., Northwoods medical director, said that the staff is sensitive to
the diversity of the community.
“We want our patients to know that we respect that. We offer each
patient the time and attention she deserves, whether she is a
grandmother born and raised in Charleston who needs her regular,
well-woman exam, a military wife who just moved here and found out she
is expecting or an immigrant who doesn’t speak English. Because of the
smaller size of our staff, we get to know our patients really well, and
they will tell you they feel very comfortable interacting with our
staff and providers.”
midwife Anne Brand holds a patient’s baby during a postpartum checkup.
patients aren’t just a number. “We pride ourselves on the
individualized attention we offer to each patient.”
Open house events will include giveaways, food and children’s
For information, call 876-0880 or visit http://www.MUSChealth.com/northwoods.
Friday, Nov. 5, 2010