Hampton Regional Medical Center Welcomes 3 New Physicians to Expand Their Clinical Services to the Community

Pediatrician, Internist/ Cardiologist, and Oncologist Join HRMC at Coastal Plains

VARNVILLE, S.C. (October 18, 2021) – Committed to providing top-quality medical services to meet the community’s needs, Hampton Regional Medical Center & Coastal Plains are proud to announce new medical services and physicians.

Anne Marie Abao-Beauchamp, MD, FAAP is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been taking care of pediatric patients for more than 10 years, from newborns to 18+ years of age with special interest in preventive medicine. Developing a bond with her patients and their family is something that she finds very important in keeping her patients well and healthy as they grow older.

“The recruitment of exceptional health care providers to our medical staff continues to be a primary commitment of our organization,” said Dave Hamill, President & CEO, HRMC. “With the addition of Dr. Anne, our community will benefit greatly by having a comprehensive and preventative pediatrician close to home.”

Lee O. Butterfield, MD, FACC has over 25 years of Internal Medicine and Cardiology experience and brings a wealth of knowledge for treating complex medical and cardiovascular issues to our community. Dr. Butterfield is dedicated to providing high quality, patient centered care, and his goal as a physician is to “not only treat the disease process, but more importantly prevent the disease from happening in the first place”.


“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Butterfield to our organization,” stated Dave Hamill, President & CEO, HRMC. “His background in internal medicine and cardiology will play a critical role in the health of a community. We look forward to the contributions Dr. Butterfield will make in Hampton County and the surrounding region.”

Rodney Williams, MD is a MUSC Health Medical Oncologist who has more than 30 years of experience. He brings the expertise of the state’s only comprehensive academic medical center and one of the nation’s top-ranked cancer programs to the Hampton area. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology and specializes in Hematology, Oncology and Breast Cancer.


According to Dave Hamill, President and CEO of HRMC, “We continue to expand services in the community and the addition of Hollings Cancer Center at Coastal Plains is another milestone not only for the hospital but for its patients, both local and throughout the Lowcountry, who deserve access to the best care.”

About Hampton Regional Medical Center in affiliation with MUSC Health

Since 1950, Hampton Regional Medical Center (HRMC) has provided best in class, patient-centered care to residents in Hampton County and the surrounding areas. HRMC is a 32-bed, not-for-profit community hospital affiliated with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) as of May 2019. HRMC provides a full scope of medical services, including an intensive care unit (ICU), along with 24-hour emergency care, state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging, and a full-service laboratory. Innovative healthcare at the facility includes MUSC Telehealth as well as a surgery department, cardiopulmonary care, rehabilitative services, and diabetic wellness. Conveniently located on campus are Coastal Plains Physicians Associates and Coastal Plains Primary Care, delivering advanced, comprehensive primary and specialty care. Working under the guiding principle that people living in rural areas deserve local access to top-notch medical care, HRMC in affiliation with MUSC Health is equipped with world-class medical technology combined with well trained, credentialed, and certified clinical staff. Dedicated and faithful to our mission to provide Compassion, Commitment, and Excellence to Every Person, Every Time, HRMC has earned numerous Zero Harm Awards from the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) for its unwavering commitment to patient safety, 100% Patient Satisfaction Ratings from Press Ganey Associates, the Premier Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN) Award for excellence in patient safety across the board and The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Hospital Certification.