McLeod Health Welcomes These New Physicians


McLeod Health welcomes Srinivas Kolla, MD, and Rhody F. Fawaz, MD, to the medical staff of McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Kolla joins fellow physicians Dr. Cary Huber, Dr. Robert Messier and Dr. Michael Carmichael at McLeod Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates in Florence. Board Certified in Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Kolla comes to McLeod with more than 20 years of surgical experience that includes cardiac, thoracic and robotic-assisted thoracic surgery. Dr. Kolla treats a variety of conditions including coronary artery disease, valve disease, lung cancer and more. He is accepting new patients with a physician referral. For more information, call (843) 777-7020.

Dr. Fawaz, a Gastroenterologist, joins fellow physicians Dr. Deepak Chowdhary, Dr. Amaninder Dhaliwal, Dr. Terri Jaggers, Dr. Davinderbir Pannu, Dr. Tim Spurling, and Dr. John Wolford at the McLeod Digestive Health Center in Florence. Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Dr. Fawaz comes to McLeod from Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton, Oklahoma. He continues a more than 20-year career specializing in gastroenterology and provides the full spectrum of digestive health care for conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. A native of Beirut, Lebanon, Dr. Fawaz and his wife, Reem, are parents of two children, a son and daughter. For more information, call (843) 777-7166.