McLeod Regional Medical Center Welcomes Two Trauma Surgeons


McLeod Regional Medical Center and McLeod Physician Associates welcome both Dr. Christopher Guidry, critical care surgeon, and Dr. Jeremy Sparkman, orthopedic trauma surgeon, to the Medical Staff.

“As a Level II Trauma Center, McLeod Regional offers patients the highest level of surgical care available in the Pee Dee,” said Will McLeod, Senior Vice President and Administrator of McLeod Regional Medical Center. “We are committed to maintaining a robust staff of highly-trained physicians and nurses to best serve the emergent medical needs of our community.”

To maintain state-designation as a “Level II Trauma Center,” McLeod Regional meets or exceeds requirements for staffing, specialist availability, response times, training and quality improvement. The team includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, general surgeons, trauma surgeons, orthopedic trauma surgeons, pediatric intensivists for the McLeod Children’s Hospital, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and plastic and reconstructive surgeons.

Dr. Guidry comes to McLeod after completion of his Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Guidry joins Dr. Cary Brewton, Dr. John Gause, Dr. Amy Murrell, Dr. Joseph Pearson, Jr., Dr. Keith Player, Dr. Mark Reynolds, Dr. John Richey, Dr. John Sonfield and Dr. Johnson Walker in the medical practice of Pee Dee Surgical Group. He also joins Dr. Reynolds and Dr. Walker in serving surgical trauma patients at McLeod Regional Medical Center. Pee Dee Surgical Group is located at 800 East Cheves Street in Florence. To make an appointment, please call (843) 665-7941.

Dr. Sparkman joins the Orthopedic Trauma Team of McLeod Orthopaedics after completion of his Fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Sparkman will serve patients at McLeod Orthopaedics in Florence with fellow physicians Dr. Rodney Alan, Dr. Patrick Denton, Dr. Zachary DiPaolo, Dr. Art Jordan, Dr. Christopher Litts, Dr. Jason O’Dell, Dr. Kevin Pugh, Dr. Christopher Stanley, Dr. Chad Thurman, Dr. Nigel Watt and Dr. David Woodbury. McLeod Orthopaedics is located at 1005 East Cheves Street in Florence. To make an appointment, please call (843) 777-7900.