Sisters of Charity Providence Hospitals inducted four physicians into the Society of St. Luke, a program that celebrates and honors selected members of the medical staff, at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 22.
Established in 2003, The Society of St. Luke recognizes physicians for their distinguished service to their patients, the mission of the hospitals and their service to the community.
The following physicians were inducted into The Society of St. Luke:
Dr. Stanley S. Juk, Jr., a Georgetown native, is a cardiologist with Columbia Cardiology Consultants. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1967. He earned his medical degree from Duke University, and completed his internship and residency at University of Alabama Hospital. After completing his fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Juk was appointed to the medical staff of Providence in 1975.
Dr. Juk has served on numerous medical committees at Providence, including the hospitals’ board of trustees and as chief of the medical staff in 1989.
Dr. Juk was nominated for The Society of St. Luke by one of his patients and Rev. Michael Guffee, Sr. A member of Shandon United Methodist Church, he is described by Rev. Guffee as a man of great integrity, with a strong commitment to the medical needs of the Columbia area.