New McLeod Loris Seacoast Medical Staff Leadership


(2/18/13) – A special team of McLeod Loris Seacoast physicians, who in addition to providing remarkable medical care for their own patients, finds the time to serve in leadership positions that further enhance the quality of care for McLeod patients.

These elected officers offer valuable knowledge and insight to many areas of McLeod Loris Seacoast. Their duties include working with hospital administration and staff on safety and patient care initiatives; recommending and appointing other Medical Staff members for hospital committees, and serving as a liaison between the Medical Staff, hospital administration and hospital boards, among many other responsibilities.

"Our physicians form the foundation of our health care team," said Dick Tinsley, Administrator of McLeod Loris Seacoast. "Their dedication and compassionate, caring attitudes serve to motivate all of us to provide the highest quality care possible."

The McLeod Loris Seacoast Medical Staff Officers for 2013 – 2014 include:
Chief of Staff: Dr. Mark Pelstring, Southern Medical Associates
Vice Chief of Staff: Dr. Christopher Po, McLeod Nephrology Seacoast

McLeod Loris Seacoast
Both McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast are fully-accredited hospitals served by an outstanding staff of more than 120 active and affiliate physicians. Trained at some of the most highly respected programs in the country, they represent expertise across many medical specialties ranging from heart and cancer to orthopedics. This includes McLeod Physician Associates, an outstanding network of nearly 60 physician offices located throughout the region.

Both medical centers offer a wide range of high-quality services, including advanced digital radiology and diagnostic imaging, general, vascular and orthopedic surgery, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, and 24/7 emergency departments with dedicated rooms for gynecology, cardiac, orthopedics and traumas.

The experience, knowledge and access to technology found at both McLeod Loris and McLeod Seacoast are unsurpassed locally. Their physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals are among the best in the nation, and their dedication to quality is a never-ending process. It’s all to ensure that they remain your most trusted and capable choice for medical excellence.