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The Tidelands Health Newsroom

Published on February 17, 2006

GHS Announces New Medical Staff Officers

Friday, February 17, 2006

Georgetown, SC – The medical staff of Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital, both members of the Georgetown Hospital System family, has elected new medical staff officers. The officers will serve through September 30, 2006.

Waccamaw Community Hospital

Chief of Staff Jerome M. Guanciale, D.O.
Vice-Chief of Staff Clarence E. Coker, M.D.
Secretary/Treasurer Amanda G. Drosieko, M.D.
Chief of Medicine Robert L. Pugh, Jr., M.D.
Chief of Surgery Michael N. Bohan, M.D.
Chief of Hospital Based Department Webster N. Jones II, M.D.
Chief of Family Medicine E.Victor Archambeau, M.D.

Georgetown Memorial Hospital

Chief of Staff Steven B. Vallery, M.D.
Vice-Chief of Staff Mark E. Triana, D.O.
Secretary/Treasurer Scott A. Nicol, M.D.
Chief of Medicine Mitchell L. Devlin, D.O.
Chief of Surgery Anthony H. de Haas, M.D.
Chief of Hospital Based Department Joseph J. Gammel, M.D.
Chief of Family Medicine Lance A. Duvall, M.D.

Jerome M. Guanciale D.O., Chief of Staff at Waccamaw Community Hospital, received his Doctor of Osteopathy from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his Residency in General Surgery at Grandview Hospital and Medical Center, an affiliate of Ohio University Medical School. Dr. Guanciale served as President and President Elect of the South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association, 2001-2003. His professional interest is Surgical Endoscopy. His practice, Grand Strand Surgical Associates, PA, is located in Myrtle Beach. He is on the active staff of Waccamaw Community Hospital.

Steven B. Vallery, M.D., Chief of Staff at Georgetown Memorial Hospital, received his Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC and completed residency training in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and a Fellowship of Cytopathology at Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN. Dr. Vallery is Board Certified with the American Board of Pathology; Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, and Board Certified for Cytopathology. He is on the active staff of both Georgetown Memorial Hospital and Waccamaw Community Hospital.


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