September 25, 2020
Summerville, SC - Summerville Medical Center is continuing to invest in expanding its women's services program to meet the growing need for more specialized care by the Lowcountry community. The hospital is thrilled to announce an expansion of the hospital's urogynecology program that focuses on female pelvic health medicine and reconstructive surgery.
Summerville Medical Center is honored to welcome urogynecologist Tanya Hoke, MD to the hospital and the practice of Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists, where she will be caring for patients alongside urogynecologist Cary Fishburne, MD, who has been with the practice since it first opened in July 2018. Hoke began accepting patients on Monday, September 8, joining the hospital's dedicated roster of board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians in urology and gynecology focused on providing our community with comprehensive pelvic health care.
In addition, Summerville Medical Center has broken ground on a new office for Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists. This $430,000 project will be completed in December 2020 and feature 3,500 square feet and 7 patient rooms.
"I am very excited to join Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists at Summerville Medical Center, which shares my vision of personalized, individualized pelvic care in an atmosphere of dignity and respect," commented Dr. Hoke. "Our goal is to provide innovative care for a wide variety of pelvic health, prolapse, and continence needs with the ultimate goal of changing the lives of women in our community."
Dr. Hoke is a fellowship-trained urogynecologist specializing in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She completed her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She went on to complete her residency in obstetrics and gynecology from Christiana Care Health System, followed by her fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
"I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Hoke to the Lowcountry and to Summerville Medical Center," said Jeff Taylor, Chief Executive Officer at Summerville Medical Center. "Joining our exceptional urogynecology team including Dr. Cary Fishburne, our urogynecology program provides a great blend of accomplished clinical education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing wonderful care for our community. We are pleased to continue expanding the services we offer women around the Lowcountry so that they can receive high quality care close to home."
In 2018, Summerville Medical Center completed a $53 million women's and neonatal expansion that provides patients with the highest quality care and the comforts of home. The new unit features a two story tower with 30 private postpartum rooms, 12 labor and delivery rooms, a 16-bed Level II neonatal ICU, Emergency Department OB suite, C-section suite, and more than $10 million in state-of-the-art technology. In 2019, Trident Health system consolidated obstetric and neonatal services to one location at Summerville Medical Center, combining more than 170 highly qualified clinicians and board-certified physicians, a comprehensive range of services for women and children, and facility resources onto one campus.