Bluffton practice joins Beaufort Memorial network

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From staff reports

Palmetto Medical Group, a Bluffton primary care practice established in 2008, will join Beaufort Memorial Hospital’s (BMH) growing network of health care providers serving patients south of the Broad.

The six providers, Internist Dr. Scott Cummings, Family Medicine Physicians Drs. Lynn Goetze and Kamal Patel, Physician Assistants Stephanie Lovato and Erica Roper, and Family Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Stokes, have become official members of Beaufort Memorial Physician Partners effective July 1, 2020.

“We’re very excited to add such experienced physicians and advanced practice providers to our team,” BMH President and CEO Russell Baxley said in a release. “Providing access to high quality primary care is critical to Beaufort Memorial’s mission to enhance the quality of life in the Lowcountry through improved health, innovative partnerships and superior care.”

The practice, which will be renamed Beaufort Memorial Palmetto Medical Group, will remain at its current location at 4818 Bluffton Parkway and can still be reached at 843-706-0600.