Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Internal Medicine
501 South Coit Street
Florence, SC 29501 Get Directions
Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA
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Annual Membership Fee

450.00 every 3 months **
900.00 every 6 months **
1,800.00 each year **

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I have enjoyed practicing internal medicine in the greater Florence and Pee Dee areas of South Carolina for over 30 years now. I love what I do and enjoy the relationships I have been able to form with my patients and their families over the years. 

As a private doctor, I am also able to make house calls for my home-bound patients and be available during hospitalizations. I still admit and care for my patients at McLeod Regional Medical Center and the Carolinas Hospital System. This is rare in today's healthcare environment and what makes my practice so unique. 

As a primary care physician, my goal is to prevent disease through wellness care and to manage complex chronic health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, liver disease and lung disease when they are present. I strive for all of my patients to enjoy healthy and happy lives. I also offer conveniences, like same- or next-day appointments that start on time, which may be found in concierge medicine practices.

In addition to being board certified in internal medicine, I am a certified hypertension specialist and enjoy the challenges of treating complex and resistant cases of hypertension (high blood pressure). I have taken special training in adult echocardiography and have been certified by the American Society of Echocardiography as a testamur in echocardiography. This knowledge also helps me to better manage complicated cases of cardiovascular disease. 

As a lifelong student, I have placed an emphasis on medical treatment based on current science and clinical trials and continue to study and read medical literature to stay abreast of current medical knowledge. I was valedictorian at the Medical University of South Carolina and went on to complete internal medicine training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

Dr. Ross' Credentials

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American College of Physicians 1990
American Society of Hypertension 2010

University of Virginia Hospital
Charlottesville, VA
Internal Medicine 1981-1983

University of Virginia Hospital
Charlottesville, VA
Internal Medicine 1980-1981

Medical School:
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Doctorate of Medicine 1980

Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Bachelor of Science, Pre-Medicine 1976
Highest Honor

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Specialist in Clinical Hypertension, American Society of Hypertension 2007
Testamur, American Society of Echocardiography 2008
McLeod Regional Medical Center
Carolinas Hospital System
Best Doctors in America® 2009-2014
America’s Top Physicians, Consumers Research Council ofAmerica 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Merit Award Recipient, McLeod Health, McLeod Regional Medical Center 2005
Laureate Award, South Carolina Chapter, American College of Physicians 2003
South Carolina Chapter, America College of Physicians
Governors Council Member 1988-2009
Chairman, Nominating Committee 2004-2009
Member, BCBS Healthcare Quality Improvement Committee 2009-present
Executive Committee Member, Carolinas and Georgia Chapter, American Society of Hypertension 2005-present

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Ross

from Dorothy in SC March 24, 2020 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Our Dr and friend came into our lives 40 years ago when our "old" doctor retired.
He immediately became the best friend and medical provider that one could ask for.
When my daughter returned from the Marine Corps she was taken in and became a member of Dr Ross's family and his whole family.....The Godsend of our lives.....He then became MDVIP and what can I say… See more

from Phil in SC March 11, 2020 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

I went in for a routine physical a few years ago. While they were testing me, they recognized I wasn't getting enough blood flow in my left carotid artery. Dr. Ross immediately sent me to a vascular surgeon who confirmed the prognosis (90 % blockage in left side, 100 % in right side. Shortly thereafter, the surgeon did carotid surgery to fix the problem. Kudos to Dr. Ross. Forever greatful.… See more

from Bill in SC March 11, 2020 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Prior to "MDVIP" I had an occasion where I was feeling weak and disoriented. I called Dr Ross's office and made an appointment for that morning. My wife and son-in-law had to use a wheel chair to get me from the car to the office where I was immediately taken to a treatment room and a blood test was ordered, the results of which indicated a hemoglobin level of 7. Dr. Ross was… See more

from Ronald in SC March 11, 2020 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Dr Ross has been my Physician for 26+ years He has always made me feel like the most important patience he had ! He listens and is proactive on any concern that I had And truly made my Quality of life so much better ! I have truly been blessed to have him as my Physician !! Thanks Dr Ross for all you do !!

from Mildred in SC February 28, 2020 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Thankfully I've only needed Dr. Ross a few times in the hospital setting. You can't begin to imagine the relief I've felt when I know he has taken charge of my care. I know he knows my history and can provide the expert care I need. He stays current with new medications and procedures available. All of this in addition to the fact he is extremely intelligent, caring and… See more

from Joyce in SC March 4, 2018 for Steven Ross, MD, FACP, FAHA

Dr. Ross,
Just wanted to tell you again how much you have meant to me during the past 30+yrs. I could never thank you enough for all the times I have needed you and you were always there to help me. You always love someone who has helped you in difficult time as well as not so difficult times and you are that one. With the Lord's help and your knowledge of medicine, I can feel that… See more