McLeod Health Welcomes These New Physicians


McLeod Health welcomes Terri L. Jaggers, MD, and Steven Battle, DO, MPH, to the medical staff of McLeod Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Jaggers joins fellow GI physicians Dr. Deepak Chowdhary, Dr. Davinderbir Pannu, Dr. Timothy Spurling, and Dr. John Wolford in practice at the McLeod Digestive Health Center. A board certified gastroenterologist, Dr. Jaggers has more than 25 years of experience providing care to patients with conditions affecting the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder. Prior to joining McLeod, Dr. Jaggers served on the medical staffs of multiple medical centers in Kentucky, Florida, and North Carolina. Most recent appointments include Iredell Memorial Hospital and Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville, North Carolina, as well as Caldwell Memorial Hospital and the George M. Hancock Surgical Center of Lenoir, North Carolina. A native of Kentucky, Dr. Jaggers received her medical training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. She received her Doctor of Medicine in 1987, followed by completion of residency training in Pathology in 1990 and Internal Medicine in 1992, and Fellowship training in Gastroenterology in 1994.

McLeod Digestive Health Center is located in the McLeod Center for Cancer Treatment and Research, 401 East Cheves Street, Suite 300, Florence, South Carolina, 29506. New patients are welcomed by appointment and referral. For more information, please call (843) 777-7166.

Dr. Battle joins the team of McLeod Emergency Medicine Physicians. He comes to McLeod from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) where he served as a Public Health Physician since 2013. Having held positions on the medical staffs of numerous medical centers across the United States, Dr. Battle most recently served Aiken Regional Medical Center, Evans Army Community Hospital, and the University of Colorado Health System. He is a Colonel with the U.S. Army Reserves, and is a proud veteran of active duty with service as a Medical Officer, Flight Surgeon, and Emergency Physician. Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Preventive Medicine/Public Health, Dr. Battle received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 1997. Prior to residency training, Dr. Battle completed a Master of Public Health at Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts in 2000. He completed his Public Health/General Preventive Medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington in 2001 and Emergency Medicine residency at Memorial Hospital, York, Pennsylvania in 2007. A native of the Carolinas, Dr. Battle and his wife, Josephine, are parents of two sons, Joseph and Vincent.