A summa cum laude graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Richard C. Webb, MD, FACS, earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Dr. Webb then completed his surgical internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medicine Center in Washington, D.C. During his residency, he also completed a research internship at the National Institutes of Health Surgery Branch in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Webb is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He served as a general surgeon with the 8th Forward Surgical Team, Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force in Operation Enduring Freedom, earning the Combat Medical Badge for providing surgical care while being engaged by the enemy. He then served as a general surgeon with the 628th FST in Operation Freedom Sentinel. He most recently worked as a staff general surgeon at Winn Army Community Hospital in Fort Stewart, Georgia, and at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.
Dr. Webb joins the board-certified physicians and highly skilled staff at Lexington Surgical Associates in West Columbia to provide routine and highly complex general and colorectal surgical procedures. The practice combines surgical expertise and state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care at two convenient locations in the Midlands.