McLeod Health Teams Honored in Best of Contests


The Morning News in Florence has announced the results of its annual Best of the Pee Dee contest. We are honored that their readers voted McLeod Health Best Hospital. Eight McLeod Physicians were also honored including Dr. Vinod Jona, Dr. Al Gilpin, Dr. Roland Skinner, III, Dr. John Sonfield, Dr. Timothy Spurling, Dr. Weave Whitehead, Dr. Charles Trant and Dr. Brian Wall. Additionally, we received: Best Place to Have a Baby, Best Hospice & Palliative Care Provider, Best Women’s Health Care Center, Best Medical Spa, Best Telehealth Service, Best Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, Best Massage Therapist, Best Pain Management Clinic, Best Ultrasound and Best Exercise Studio/Best Fitness Center/Best Health Club/Gym.

In Marion, readers of the Marion County News Journal voted Dr. James “Sandy” Garner as Best Family Doctor and Linda Jones, FNP, as Best Nurse Practitioner in the Best of Marion County contest.

The Chesterfield County News and Shopper also recognized staff with McLeod Health Cheraw for being Best of Chesterfield County. Their readers voted Dr. Jude Thomas with McLeod Pediatrics Cheraw as Best Pediatrician, Paige Rogers as Best Nurse and McLeod Outpatient Rehabilitation Services Cheraw for Best Physical Therapy.

The Sumter Item also announced the results of its annual Best of Clarendon contest. We are pleased to share that their readers voted McLeod Health Clarendon: Best Medical Center, Best Place to Work, Best Orthopedic Care and Best Place to Volunteer. Additionally, we received Best Family Practice – Eagerton Family Practice; Best Pediatric Doctor – Dr. Lisa Heichberger, McLeod Primary Care Clarendon; Best Cardiologist – McLeod Cardiology Associates Clarendon; Best Hospice Care – McLeod Hospice Clarendon; Best in Home Care – McLeod Home Health Clarendon and Best Day Spa – McLeod Health & Fitness Clarendon.