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School of Medicine Columbia

Faculty and Staff

William D. Anderson, M.D.

Title: Clinical Professor of Family & Preventive Medicine
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group
Department: Family & Preventive Medicine
School of Medicine Columbia
Phone: 803-545-5000

Office of Clinical Affairs
15 Medical Park, Suite 300

William Anderson

Medical Education

Medical University of South Carolina, MD, 1994


Medical University of South Carolina, 1997


Family Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Practice, 1997


Dr. William D. Anderson, III joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2010. Dr. Anderson serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer. Before his appointment to the University South Carolina School of Medicine, he was in private practice and owner of James Island Family Practice in Charleston, SC. Dr. Anderson also served as a volunteer faculty member at the Medical University of South Carolina Department of Family Medicine. He completed his Family Practice Residency as well as received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina. A graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors Program, Dr. Anderson received a bachelor of arts in German and a bachelor of science in biology. Dr. Anderson received a master in health care management degree at the Harvard School of Public Health. He is particularly interested in rural health care delivery, payer contracting, health care policy and practice management.

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