F. Strait Fairey, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Doctorate of Medicine 1971
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, S.C.
Family Practice 1971-1974
Chief Resident 1973-1974

Hospital Affiliations

Roper Hospital
Bon Secours St. Francis Xavier Hospital
East Cooper Regional Medical Center

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Chief of Staff ECRMC
Chairman Department FP ECRMC
Chairman Department FP Roper Hospital
Regional Representative SCAFP
Review Board, Mag Mutual of S.C.
President LMA 1985-Present
Board, Speech and Hearing Center, President 1981-1983
Board, Life Management, United Way Campaign 1996-present
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, Medical University of South Carolina
Lecturer for Department of Family Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Diabetes Update, May 1992
Lecturer for Family Medicine Update, Diabetes Mellitus, Orlando, FL October 1993

Honors and Awards

Roper St. Francis Foundation’s 2016 Physician Champion Award
Fellow American Association of Family Practice 1982
Best Doctors in America® 1996-2014

Professional Society Memberships

East Cooper Family Practice 1974-present
Charleston Country Medical Society
SC Academy of Family Practice
Society of Teachers of Family Practice

Published Works and Presentations

High Risk Pregnancy, Report of OEO Resource Development Project 1968
Lead Poisoning and Soil Lead Levels, Journal of the South Carolina Medical Association 1969
Concern of the Family Practitioner in the Management of NIDDM, NIDDM Highlights Bulletin 1991


Carolina Yacht Club
Rotary Club of Charleston
Daniel Island Club

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Katherine

    I value my personal relationship with Dr. Fairey more than I can express. I used to go to him before he went with MDvip in 2007, ...

  • Member: Tom

    Dr. Fairey is a caring, experienced, competent, and responsive physician. We are very fortunate to have him as our primary doctor.

  • Member: Karen

    The best primary care Doctor I've ever had and I've had many. Dr. Fairey is as rare as my illness. You will never find a physician...

  • Member: MaryAnn

    Dr Fairey was also Mom and Dad's doctor. When Dad was stricken by Alzheimer's Disease, Strait is the one we turned to when we need...