(September 14, 2010) - Memorial Health in Savannah, Ga., has
opened a new 15,000 square-foot Legacy Center location near
Bluffton, S.C. The new facility hosts:
•Memorial Health University Physicians (MHUP) -- Legacy Center, the
internal medicine practice of John Burling, M.D.
•MHUP -- Provident Ob/Gyn Associates -- Legacy Center, the practice
of Joanne Price, M.D.
The Legacy Center location will also feature an array of medical
specialties including oncology, breast health services,
neurosurgery, podiatry, and others. Six unique buildings totaling
75,000 square feet make up the state-of-the-art Legacy Medical
Center complex. It could eventually house as many as 25 private
Bluffton is one of the fastest growing areas in South Carolina,
with a metro area population of more than 169,000. Memorial's
Legacy Center location is adjacent to the Sun City retirement
community and conveniently located near the intersection of U.S.
278/Fording Island Road and S.C. 170/Okatie Highway.
"We strive to provide convenient access to world-class
healthcare. Legacy Center allows our Bluffton customers to receive
the exceptional care they deserve, right in their own backyard.
We're proud to be a part of this rapidly growing community," said
Phillip S. Schaengold, J.D., MBA, Memorial Health president and
"With the addition of Memorial Health, Legacy Center has truly
become the most desired medical office facility in the region,"
said Steve Anthony, CEO of Legacy Building Systems, LLC, the
Memorial University Medical Center is a two-state healthcare
organization serving a 35-county area in southeast Georgia and
southern South Carolina. The system includes its flagship hospital,
a 530-bed academic medical center; Memorial primary
and specialty care physician networks; a major medical
education program; business and
industry services; and NurseOne,
a 24-hour call center.