Lexington Medical Center opens two new facilities

April 4, 2024

Lexington Medical Center has opened two new facilities to better serve growing communities in the Midlands: Lexington Medical Park Forest Acres and LMC Lexington Medical Park 2.

Lexington Medical Park Forest Acres is a 22,300-square-foot building that houses Lexington Family Practice Forest Acres, South Carolina OB/GYN Associates Forest Acres and an imaging center. It is located at 5143 Forest Drive in Columbia.

South Carolina OB/GYN Associates Forest Acres features exam rooms and provider offices, mammography, a laboratory, and an ultrasound and procedure room. David C. Holladay, MD, FACOG, Chandler Finney Inabinet, MD, FACOG, R. Yates Knowlton Jr., MD, FACOG, and Rebecca Ridenhour, MD, FACOG, will see patients at this new location.

The imaging center offers MRI and CT services.

“We are excited about the opportunity to have imaging services available in Forest Acres,” said Lara Lott Moore, vice president of Operations. “This facility allows our patients from the area to receive the services they need close to home.”

Lexington Family Practice Forest Acres has exam rooms and provider offices, X-ray, a laboratory, and consultation and dictation rooms. At this new practice, Sarah S. Cottingham, MD, and Kate Gordon, MD, provide comprehensive care for patients of all ages, including same-day sick appointments, preventive care and well visits.

“We have wanted to bring Lexington Family Practice to the Forest Acres community for several years, and we’re happy to open the doors on our 13th location at this new facility,” said Terri Dooley, vice president in Physician Network Administration. “The staff and providers at Lexington Family Practice Forest Acres look forward to caring for those who live and work in this growing area.”

LMC Lexington Medical Park 2 is also now open. It’s adjacent to LMC Lexington at 103 Thompson Street in Lexington. It houses Lexington Pediatric Practice, Internal Medicine Associates and Lexington Women’s Care Lexington. All three practices relocated to this three-story, 33,612-square-foot building.

“By combining our West Columbia and Lexington locations at this state-of-the-art facility, patients throughout Lexington County have improved access to comprehensive outpatient care at Internal Medicine Associates,” said Kate Zannella, vice president in Physician Network Administration. “Our new location enhances patient experience and improve efficiencies for our providers and staff.”

Internal Medicine Associates has exam rooms, provider offices, injection and blood draw rooms and a laboratory, and Lexington Women’s Care Lexington has exam rooms, shared provider offices with dictation space, ultrasound, a laboratory, and procedure and nonstress testing rooms. Lexington Pediatric Practice features color-accented exam rooms, provider offices, a laboratory, and dictation and conference rooms.


About Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center is a 607-bed hospital in West Columbia, South Carolina. It anchors a health care network that includes six community medical centers and employs a staff of more than 7,800 health care professionals. The hospital was ranked best hospital in the Columbia Metro and #2 hospital in South Carolina by U.S. News & World Report and was named one of the “Best Places to Work in South Carolina” by SC Biz News, in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group. Lexington Medical Cancer Center is an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence and has a clinical research and education affiliation with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE Center. The network also has an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and 70 physician practices. Lexington Medical Center operates one of the busiest Emergency departments in South Carolina, treating nearly 100,000 patients each year. The hospital delivers more than 4,000 babies each year and performs more than 25,000 surgeries.