Claire Proffer, FNP
- Family Medicine
- Degrees and Certifications
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2006
Master of Science in Nursing, Walden University, SC, 2014
The HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence opened its doors in February 2016 and will expand into its second construction phase in 2017. Phase II adds approximately 40,000 square feet to the facility and will house expanded services.
Located in Downtown Florence, the HopeHealth Medical Plaza is where innovation meets excellence. The newly constructed, 47,889 square foot building opened in February 2016. The HopeHealth Medical Plaza features innovative design, including patient-centered medical suites, telehealth connectivity, an expanded in-house pharmacy, café, and administrative offices.
HopeHealth educates their patients on the importance of having a health care home. As a patient-centered medical home, HopeHealth’s medical team works to prevent and detect illness and the early onset of disease, provide routine physical examinations, and promote overall healthy lifestyles. Our health care providers offer access to basic health care services and integrate a range of health resources to provide the very best in patient care, prevention, and support services.Become a Patient
Our broad range of services and programs offer patients of all ages ways to connect with community resources and partners with a single goal in mind: improved health. A team of multi-disciplinary providers customize individual plans for each patient in order to best achieve his or her health & wellness goals: mind, body, and spirit.
Suite A is the first set of medical offices located on the first floor. Hope Access, our extended hours health care service, is located in this suite. Health care providers in this area specialize in family medicine and diabetes management.
Suite B is the second set of medical offices located on the first floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in family medicine.
Suite C is the third set of medical offices located on the first floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in family medicine.
Suite D is the fourth set of medical offices located on the first floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in pediatrics and women’s health.
Suite E is the first set of medical offices located on the second floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in internal medicine and family medicine.
Suite F is the second set of medical offices located on the second floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in internal medicine and family medicine.
Suite G is the third set of medical offices located on the second floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in family medicine and geriatric medicine.
Suite H is the fourth set of medical offices located on the second floor. Health care providers in this area specialize in internal medicine and family medicine.
The Diabetes and Nutrition Center, located on the first floor, offers a variety of education, screening and counseling services related to diabetes and nutrition. A nurse practitioner, diabetes educators, and registered dietician nutritionist provide evidence-based, proven methods for improving your health and wellness through nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle behaviors.
At HopeHealth, we go the extra mile to treat the whole person. Instead of focusing on a specific symptom, our providers and staff assist patients with determining the underlying causes of poor health. Sometimes this is as simple as providing coordinating transportation to appointments or assisting in making referrals to other social service providers. Other times, it’s a quick referral to a HopeHealth specialty service provider. Our integrated approach to health care truly places the patient at the center of care.Primary Care Services
Conveniently located on the first floor, Long’s Pharmacy offers over-the-counter and prescription medicine. Patients can pick up medications at one of three pick-up windows inside or use the drive-through window located at the rear of the building. Patients can wait for their medications in the dedicated waiting area or visit Tracks Café located directly beside the pharmacy area while waiting for prescriptions to be filled.
HopeHealth has a team of certified health insurance marketplace counselors that are trained to assist individuals in the Affordable Care Act enrollment process. For 2017 coverage, the open enrollment period is November 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018.
Our patient benefit counselors are available year-round to assist patients with a variety of financial services offered at HopeHealth. Counselors are available on the first floor, behind the reception area.
HopeHealth’s Latinos Services is a collective of staff tasked with providing support and guidance for patients who may not speak English well or in some cases not at all, and may need assistance navigating their doctors’ visits and other essential health care services.Latino Health Services
HopeHealth partners with LabCorp to offer general and specialty laboratory services to patients of all ages. Services range from routine tests, including basic blood count and cholesterol testing, to specialty lab tests. Lab services are located on the first floor and are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:30pm.
As our population ages, proactively addressing the health concerns of our senior patients can help provide greater quality of life and help seniors remain independent. HopeHealth provides primary health care services to seniors age 65 and older. Our providers help patients focus on their physical health, their mental health, and helps them manage multiple chronic conditions.
Open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Tracks Café features a buffet, weekly $4.99 blue-plate special, and convenient take-and-go options. The restaurant is located on the first floor, with indoor and outdoor available seating. The café pays homage to the former train depot once located on the property. Come visit Chef Adam Silverman and his team today. Catering available.
HopeHealth provides women’s health services across Florence, Williamsburg, and Clarendon Counties, South Carolina. Our board-certified gynecologist and nurse practitioners offer women’s health services to women of all ages. Our services are relevant to the lifespan of women, from routine gynecological exams and contraception method options to medication therapy for menopause. We also partner with evidence-based programs, non-profit organizations and businesses to provide the best in women’s health services.View Services
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