HealthLinks Charleston May/June 2022

www. Char l es tonPhys i c i ans . com | www.Hea l thL i nksChar l es ton . com | 35 BEST BEDSIDE MANNER (MD) His performance is the opposite of in “vein” – well, sort of. Dr. Kenneth DeSart of Coastal Vascular & Vein Center has successfully served his patients with extraordinary care, making him your best for bedside manner. BEST BEDSIDE MANNER (NON-MD) Lamar Hood of South Carolina Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center brings a “kick” to his patient care, providing extraordinary service to his patients. BEST CANCER CENTER This dedicated practice is committed to bringing patients the latest advancements in cancer medicine. Charleston Oncology is your choice for Best Cancer Center for diagnosis and treatment of many types of cancer. BEST CARDIOLOGIST Being voted the best isn’t “tachy” at all. Dr. Troy Bunting of Coastal Cardiology gets his heart pumping for interventional cardiology and innovative technologies to deliver his patients excellent care. BEST CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL From promoting healthy lifestyles to lifesaving treatments and compassionate care given in a few minutes to well after hours, there are many reasons why MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital has been voted the Best Children’s Hospital. BEST CHIROPRACTOR Deconstruct your pain and reconstruct your brain by heading to Dr. Alykhan Shariff of Advanced Spinal Care for his chiropractic expertise, back-boned by extensive experience managing back and neck pain, headaches and numbness and tingling of the extremities. BEST COLORECTAL SURGEON Dr. Jorge Lagares-Garcia specializes in the treatment of colorectal cancer and pelvic reconstruction, has performed more than 1,000 robotic procedures and was a leader in making Roper St. Francis Healthcare the first in the Southeast to offer robotic surgery. BEST DENTAL PRACTICE If you are looking for great teeth, look no further than the great hands of I'On Family Dentistry for achieving optimal oral health, from a royal clean to crowns fit for a queen. BEST DENTIST Word of mouth has spread. A South Carolina native is your choice for Best Dentist – he received a little “plaque” in recognition! Head to Dr. Steve Crossland of Crossland Dental Associates for the whole “tooth” of how to have a healthy mouth. BEST DERMATOLOGIST Environmental and emotional stress getting under your skin? Find Dr. McLean Sheperd of Sheperd Integrative Dermatology. She partners with her patients to identify underlying causes of skin issues and delivers treatment for optimal results. BEST DERMATOLOGY CENTER Although skin is on the outside, Sheperd Integrative Dermatology believes what’s on the inside of their practice is what makes them unique. Their work is guided by core values like kindness, medical and aesthetic excellence, sustainability, art and a healing environment marked by excellent customer service. BEST EMERGENCY ROOM Even when the situation is unexpected, you can expect great care from Roper St. Francis Hospital. BEST EMS In the field and in transit, Charleston County EMS was your choice for the Best EMS. Its team provides critical emergency medical support services and transportation to local hospital emergency departments. BEST ENDOCRINOLOGIST It’s no endo-crime to want the Best Endocrinologist. Magnolia Endocrinology provides tailored care to help patients become successful in understanding how to manage their endocrinology conditions on a daily basis. BEST ENDODONTIST Get to the root of your teeth problems when you open up to Dr. Christos Maltezos of Lowcountry Endodontics. Employing advanced technology and prioritizing gentle and effective treatments, he will get your smile brighter from the inside out. BEST ENT This is your “sinus” to see Dr. Eugene Brown of Charleston ENT for comprehensive, convenient and individualized care of your ear, nose and throat needs. BEST EYE CENTER There is nothing “cornea” about seeking great care for your eyes. Carolina Eye Care Physicians has a mission of bringing clear vision to life. They strive to give their patients a more enjoyable life by being dedicated to pursuing excellence in eye care and compassion.