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Quality Care for a Healthy Beginning

Located within the Medical Plaza on North Irby Street in Florence, HopeHealth Pediatrics serves the needs of patients from birth through adolescence

HopeHealth Pediatrics Florence

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Located near McLeod Regional Medical Center, HopeHealth Pediatrics Florence is a community-based primary health care pediatric and adolescent care provider for newborns, infants, young children, adolescents, and teens. As the leading health care provider for newborns and children in Florence, Marion, Darlington, Lake City, Quinby, Timmonsville, Hartsville and the Pee Dee Region. HopeHealth Pediatrics Florence leads the way in pediatric care.

HopeHealth’s board certified pediatricians have years of experience in providing excellent health care to children of all ages. The pediatricians at HopeHealth are considered by many new moms and dads to be the best pediatrician in the Florence, SC area for newborn care.


Pediatric and Adolescent Care in Florence County

Established patients may access the pediatrics team by calling a designated number provided by the pediatrics team.


Pediatric Infectious Disease Pediatrician in Florence, SC

HopeHealth has board-certified pediatric infectious diseases pediatricians in Florence, SC who are well-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of many different types of infectious diseases and infections. Some of the types of infectious diseases our pediatricians treat include: HIV/AIDS diagnosis and evaluation, complicated lung infections, methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (aka MRSA), travel-related infections, such as parasitic infections or malaria, nervous system infections, specialty referrals, recurring infections and more.

Our pediatric infectious disease pediatrician, Dr. Michael K. Foxworth II, is one of just a handful of pediatric infectious disease specialists in the state of South Carolina.


Quality Through Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics

QTIP Pediatrician in Florence SC

According to the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, “the Quality through Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (QTIP) program works to improve health care for children in South Carolina by working on quality measures and incorporating mental health into a medical home. Started in 2010 under a CHIPRA federal grant, this program brings practices together to collaborate on specific measures and foster quality improvement projects at each practice site.”

Goals of the QTIP Program:

  • Improve children’s quality care measures
  • Improve child care through peer-to-peer measures amongst other pediatricians
  • Focus on the mental well-being of children
  • Integrate the patient-centered medical home model of care (PCMH).

Download our New Parent Survival Guide for tips on what to expect as a first-time parent with a newborn child.


Our Providers

Michael K. Foxworth, II, MD, FAAP

Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts in Music, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 2001
Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Charleston, SC, 2006
Pediatric Residency, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System-Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 2006-2009
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