Expanding Urogynecology Care for Lowcountry Women
Summerville, SC (September 25, 2020) – Summerville Medical Center is continuing to invest in expanding its women’s services program to meet the growing need for more specialized care by the Lowcountry community. The hospital is thrilled to announce an expansion of the hospital’s urogynecology program that focuses on female pelvic health medicine and reconstructive surgery.
Summerville Medical Center is honored to welcome urogynecologist Tanya Hoke, MD to the hospital and the practice of Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists, where she will be caring for patients alongside urogynecologist Cary Fishburne, MD, who has been with the practice since it first opened in July 2018. Hoke began accepting patients on Monday, September 8, joining the hospital’s dedicated roster of board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians in urology and gynecology focused on providing our community with comprehensive pelvic health care.
In addition, Summerville Medical Center has broken ground on a new office for Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists. This $430,000 project will be completed in December 2020 and feature 3,500 square feet and 7 patient rooms.
“I am very excited to join Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists at Summerville Medical Center, which shares my vision of personalized, individualized pelvic care in an atmosphere of dignity and respect,” commented Dr. Hoke. “Our goal is to provide innovative care for a wide variety of pelvic health, prolapse, and continence needs with the ultimate goal of changing the lives of women in our community.”
Dr. Hoke is a fellowship-trained urogynecologist specializing in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. She completed her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She went on to complete her residency in obstetrics and gynecology from Christiana Care Health System, followed by her fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

“I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Hoke to the Lowcountry and to Summerville Medical Center,” said Jeff Taylor, Chief Executive Officer at Summerville Medical Center. “Joining our exceptional urogynecology team including Dr. Cary Fishburne, our urogynecology program provides a great blend of accomplished clinical education and knowledge with a strong passion for providing wonderful care for our community. We are pleased to continue expanding the services we offer women around the Lowcountry so that they can receive high quality care close to home.”
In 2018, Summerville Medical Center completed a $53 million women’s and neonatal expansion that provides patients with the highest quality care and the comforts of home. The new unit features a two story tower with 30 private postpartum rooms, 12 labor and delivery rooms, a 16-bed Level II neonatal ICU, Emergency Department OB suite, C-section suite, and more than $10 million in state-of-the-art technology. In 2019, Trident Health system consolidated obstetric and neonatal services to one location at Summerville Medical Center, combining more than 170 highly qualified clinicians and board-certified physicians, a comprehensive range of services for women and children, and facility resources onto one campus.
Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists is located in Summerville, SC and provides female pelvic health medicine and reconstructive surgery.  Summerville Pelvic Health Specialists practices evidence-based medicine and offers it with warmth, kindness and respect. Learn more at
Summerville Medical Center is a 124-bed, acute-care hospital with a 24-hour emergency room, a dedicated ER for children, and comprehensive medical services. The facility enjoys an enviable reputation for its women’s and children’s services including "home-like" birthing suites. Surgical services include orthopedic, reflux, robotic and weight loss surgeries. Summerville Medical Center is part of Trident Health, which has earned recognition as a leader in the delivery of healthcare in the Lowcountry.
For more than 45 years staff and physicians at Trident Health have provided acute healthcare services to families in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.   Services are provided through its two hospitals, Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center; two freestanding emergency departments, Moncks Corner Medical Center and Centre Pointe Emergency; and two urgent care centers, CareNow Urgent Care Goose Creek and CareNow Urgent Care North Charleston.  Both hospitals have received top ranking as The Joint Commission Top Hospitals for Quality Performance and are The Joint Commission Certified for Advanced Heart Failure and Advanced Primary Stroke Centers.  Trident Health is one of the South Carolina Lowcountry’s largest employers with more than 3,100 employees and has a medical staff of nearly 500 physicians.  In 2019 it provided $47 million in uncompensated care and paid $33.5 million in local, state and federal taxes.  To learn more about how Trident Health is growing to meet the needs of our growing region and how to join our team go to