6108 Garners Ferry Rd,
Columbia, SC 29209
Weekdays: 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm
Saturdays: 9am-12pm for sick visits only at our Lexington (Lake Murray) location

Our office in Southeast Columbia on Garners Ferry Rd opened on January 6, 2020! Dr. John Carroll, formerly with Children's Choice Pediatrics, brings a wealth of pediatrics experience to the Southeast Columbia community. In 2023, Nurse Practitioner Sarah Buchanan, CPNP-PC, joined the Garners Ferry team in serving our Columbia communities. Come see why SouthernMED is the premier pediatric care provider for the families of South Carolina!

If you are interested in becoming a patient, we welcome you to call our office at 803-520-9380 or, if transferring care, please click here to fill out our medical release form to request your prior medical records.

Columbia Team


  • Timely, often same-day, sick visits
  • Efficient in-office visits aimed at treating your child well in a timely manner
  • A Clinical Care Coordinator
  • Pediatric Trained Nurses
  • On-site daytime phone triage with real, practical advice and assistance
  • On-site moderately complex lab capabilities with experienced lab technicians
  • Electronic Medical Records