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Midlands Internal Medicine
115 Blarney Drive, Suite 108 (located in the Northeast Medical Center building)
Columbia, SC 29223
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (closed for lunch from noon-1 p.m.)
About Our Practice
Welcome to Midlands Internal Medicine. We have been a part of the Northeast Columbia community for more than nine years. Our office staff takes pride in providing 100 percent patient satisfaction to all of our patients.
Our practice is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a health care setting that emphasizes partnerships between individual patients and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patients’ families. We also have been recognized by NCQA for providing high-quality diabetes and stroke care.
What is an Internist?
Internists are trained to have a personal and long-term commitment to patients, broad knowledge and skill in diagnosis and treatment, and a caring bedside manner. Internists treat both common and complex illnesses and offer high quality primary care to adults and adolescents. They provide continuing care for their patients in the office, during hospitalization (in concert with a hospitalist) and other long-term care. Internists serve as coordinators of patient care when other medical specialists, such as surgeons, are involved.
Meet Our Providers
James F. Elmore, MD, received his undergraduate degree from George Washington University. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC, and completed his internal medicine residency at Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md. Dr. Elmore is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Nick Patel, MD is board certified in internal medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina Honors College and attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C. Following medical school, Dr. Patel completed his residency in internal medicine at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Florida and Palmetto Health Richland.
Eric Y. Marom, MD received his undergraduate degree from the College of Charleston and attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Marom completed his residency in internal medicine at Palmetto Health Richland.
To schedule an appointment, please call 803-462-9200 and press 9.
For your first visit, please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete paperwork. You will need to bring your insurance card; picture identification (such as a driver’s license); and any medications you are currently taking.
The forms below may be printed and completed prior to your arrival. Please bring a copy to your visit.
If an appointment needs to be cancelled, please call at least 24 hours before the scheduled appointment time.
Prescriptions and Refills
Please allow 48 hours to refill prescription requests. You may contact our office if you need additional information about prescriptions.
Fees and Insurance
We accept most insurance plans. If you have a question about our fees or your bill, please call our Physician Practice Billing department at 803-296-7306 and we will assist you. Payment is due when services are rendered. For your convenience we accept cash, checks and credit cards. It is your responsibility to fully understand your coverage benefits and to verify that we are listed as approved providers prior to scheduling an appointment with us.
We are conveniently located at the intersection of Two Notch Road and Interstate 77.
From Two Notch Road, turn onto Daulton Dr., (at the I-HOP), and make an immediate right on to Blarney Drive. We are located in the third building on your left, on the first floor, Suite 108.
Palmetto Health Physician Practices
We are proud to be part of the Palmetto Health Physician Practices network, which includes healthcare professionals who are highly trained to meet your medical needs. Our physicians offer quality care in a variety of locations convenient to your home or work.
Providing excellent medical care in comfortable office environments, our network team of physicians, nurses and staff is prepared to answer any questions you have. We provide comprehensive medical care for short-term needs like annual physicals as well as the ongoing management of chronic diseases. Prevention is a big part of your overall care plan. Should additional, focused medical treatment ever be needed, your doctor will refer you to a specialist and stay involved in your care. Only at Palmetto Health will you find the extensive level of expertise available from a wide variety of specialists.
|Our practice is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a health care setting that emphasizes partnerships between individual patients and their personal physicians, and when appropriate, the patients’ families.|