Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

97 2022 WWW. BESTOFMP.COM www. Bes tOfMP. com | www. Bes tOfMP. Vi deo | www. Bes tOfMPpodcas t . com BEST GASTROENTEROLOGIST For Dr. Jeffrey M. Basile at Charleston GI, the most rewarding part of his career is making a difference for his patients. This Charleston native has the education, experience and passion to provide the highest standard of care to patients in our community. Other Nominees: Dr. Jeffrey Joyner / Dr. Alejandro Suarez / Dr. Marc Noble / Dr. Josh Watson / Dr. William Bulsiewicz BEST GENERAL SURGEON (NON-COSMETIC) Dr. Richard “Andy” Steadman was born and raised in Mount Pleasant, and after traveling around the state for his education, he’s returned to his hometown. With his attention to precision and compassion, it’s easy to see why he’s been voted Best. OtherNominees: Dr. Damon Simpson / Dr.WilliamEstes BEST GERONTOLOGIST Dr. Rex Morgan helps you meet your long-term goal of aging gracefully through professional and compassionate care. Dr. Morgan, geriatrician at East Cooper Coastal Family Physicians, is trained to care for aging adults so they can continue to enjoy life to its fullest. Other Nominees: Dr. Scott Evans BEST HEARING AID PROVIDER Derrick and Nancy Woods at Holy City Hearing have three goals: to help people their age or older, to be involved in the community and to run a competitive business with integrity. Mount Pleasant seems to think they’ve accomplished them, since they were voted Best this year. Other Nominees: Charleston ENT and Allergy / Holy City Hearing / Advanced Hearing Care BEST HOSPITAL Nestled in the trees just off Highway 17, Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant is your community hospital. In operation since 2010, this 85-bed hospital will assess and treat all your health concerns. Other Nominees: East Cooper Medical Center / MUSC East Cooper BEST IN-HOME HEALTH CARE As we age, it becomes more difficult to remain independent. Comfort Keepers prioritizes your freedom and safety with top-notch caregivers and expertise, which makes them the Best choice for you and your loved ones. Other Nominees: Amedisys / We Care Home Care BEST INDEPENDENT LIVING Franke at Seaside is renowned for its care of our elderly family and friends. For the more socially active seniors, their independent living areas are a perfect fit. Bible studies, trips to art museums and even lectures from college professors are all available to residents. Other Nominees: The Palms of Mount Pleasant / Merrill Gardens BEST LASIK SURGEON With dozens of awards under his belt, Dr. Kerry Solomon wins this year’s Best Lasik Surgeon. Solomon’s ophthalmological skills attract patients from across the country. He’s internationally renowned and ranked among “Best Doctors in America.”Why not stop by? Other Nominees: Dr. George Waring / Dr. David Vroman BEST MEMORY CARE At Somerby of Mount Pleasant, safety is the numberone priority for their memoryimpaired seniors. At Somerby, you get peace of mind combined with state-of-the-art amenities and highly knowledgeable staff and caregivers. OtherNominees: Mount Pleasant Gardens / The Palms of Mount Pleasant BEST MEN’S CLINIC The Charleston Men’s Clinic is a by-men for-men office, providing a safe space for men to seek help