Beaufort Naval Hospital Internist Joins Beaufort Memorial Primary Care


BEAUFORT, SC – Beaufort Memorial Hospital has added another internist to the medical staff at Beaufort Primary Care. Dr. Alejandro Garcia Salas, a lieutenant commander with the U.S. Navy Medical Corps, will join the practice the first week of July.

A graduate of M.D. Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. Garcia Salas completed his internship and residency at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia and received additional training in cardiology at the Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA, and combat casualty care in San Antonio, TX. He also participated in humanitarian missions in Oaxaca, Mexico, and Leon, Nicaragua.  

For the last four years, the board-certified internal medicine specialist has served as a staff physician at Beaufort Naval Hospital. While stationed in the Lowcountry, he was deployed for eight months aboard the USNS Comfort Hospital Ship.  

At Beaufort Primary Care, Garcia Salas will be working with board-certified internists Drs. Andrea Hucks, Steven Kessel and Robert Webb and nurse practitioners Amy Wagner and Ronda O’Connell. A native of Guatemala, he is fluent in both English and Spanish.  

Beaufort Primary Care is located at 989 Ribaut Rd., Suite 260. To make an appointment with Dr. Garcia Salas or any of the other health care providers in the practice, call (843) 522-7600.                                                                        


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