34 | www. Char l es tonPhys i c i ans . com | www.Hea l thL i nksChar l es ton . com With over 10,000 votes from readers, patients and local medical professionals, HealthLinks is proud to present our 2022 Best in Health winners. BEST ADDICTION RECOVERY CENTER Honoring a family promise to a boy who lost his life to substance misuse disorder, WakeUp Carolina offers a safe place of hope and healing for Charleston’s youth, young adults and their families. BEST ALLERGIST If it’s in the air, you might just have to bear! Or make a visit to Dr. Bruce Ball of Charleston Allergy and Asthma and benefit from his board-certified expertise in allergy, asthma and immunology. BEST ALLERGY CENTER From athletes looking to improve their prowess to mechanics hoping to breathe better, people have been confidently running to Charleston Allergy and Asthma. For more than 30 years, they have been helping Lowcountry residents feel better and live better, and they can help you, too! BEST AUDIOLOGIST Helping patients hear and live better, Dr. Jennifer Esse of Carolina Hearing Services has been doing hearing evaluations and providing hearing aid services for people of all ages. Her dedication to the practice for 20 years has earned her the accolade of Best Audiologist by our readers. BEST BARIATRIC DOCTOR Coastal Carolina Bariatric and Surgical Center’s Dr. Neil McDevitt is motivated by celebrating the happiness of his patients' victories. His personal attention to treating people, not medical problems, makes him our reader’s choice for best bariatric doctor. Standing left to right: Amanda Abbey with East Cooper Medical Center, Denise Kish with Mount Pleasant Gardens, Derrick Woods with Holy City Hearing, Dr. Molly Joseph with Lowcountry OB/GYN, Dr. Sonny O with Dr. Sonny O Plastic Surgery, Dr. Lara Wilson with Lowcountry OB/GYN, Dr. Bruce Ball with Charleston Allergy & Asthma and Tonya Franklin with East Cooper Medical Center. Seated left to right: Dr. Ann Gregory Kelly with Palmetto Primary Care Physicians, Evelyn Carter with Coastal Vascular & Vein Center, Dr. Derek Feussner with Palmetto Digestive Health Specialists, Dr. Kenneth DeSart with Coastal Vascular & Vein Center and Dr. Julia Saylors with Charleston Oncology.