SOUTH CAROLINA OB/GYN ASSOCIATES

Columbia SC's Most Established OB/GYN Group

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Welcome to South Carolina OB/GYN Associates where our mission is to help you optimize wellness everyday, through every stage of life. Our progressive team of doctors, nurses and staff has proudly served the greater Midlands area for over 50 years now, making us the longest established obstetrics and gynecological health care practice in the region.

Together, our team strives to offer a compassionate, caring environment for our patients. We understand the special needs that face women's health at all ages. Our state of the art technology and facilities offer a comprehensive range of services available, from regular visits to annual screenings and pregnancy services.

Services We Offer

We offer a wide range of obstetric and gynecological health services. Each stage of a woman's life requires special screenings, precautions and care that we aim to personalize for each of our patients. We cannot stress enough how important it is to stay on top of these annual visits and screenings so we can work together to help you reach all of your health goals. Staying on top of regular visits not only helps prevent diseases and health concerns, but also may assist when it comes time to start a family.

Gynecological Care

  • Preventive Care
  • Contraception & Family Planning
  • Testing for and Treatment of Common Conditions
  • Breast Cancer Screenings
  • Mammography
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Menopause Care
  • Urogynecology

Obstetrics Care

  • Advisement on Starting a Family
  • One-of-a-Kind OB Suite
  • Prenatal Care
  • High Risk Pregnancy care
  • Nursing & Breastfeeding information
  • Help with Postpartum Depression
  • Infertility Testing & Treatment

We also understand that many of our patients have busy schedules. Our staff takes great care to be flexible with your scheduling needs. We see patients Monday through Thursday between 9 am to 5 pm and on Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm.

We will answer our phones up until the last 15 minutes of each day to coordinate with your insurance carriers and to complete any patient follow-up and requests. Our office accepts most forms of insurance. You can determine before your first visit if this is the case by phoning one of our insurance specialists at (803) 799-8816.

If you have an immediate medical concern or question, please try us during the hours we are open. If you have a less pressing question, such as insurance or scheduling, send us a message through our online portal or give us a call, and our staff will coordinate to complete your request or get back to you right away. If your concern is urgent and you must contact us after hours, our highly trained answering service will contact our on-call physician per your request. Whether you are a new patient or we already know you, we look forward to seeing you at a visit soon.

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  • James W. Stands

    James W. Stands, M.D.

    Dr. James (Jimmy) W. Stands has been a physician with SC OBGYN since 1980. A native of Columbia, SC, he received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC.

    Dr. Stands’ interests include most outdoors activities and mission trips. When not participating in numerous community activities, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.

    Dr. Stands is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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  • M. Tucker Laffitte, III

    M. Tucker Laffitte, III, M.D.

    Dr. M. Tucker Laffitte, III, has been a physician with SC OBGYN since 1988. A native of Columbia, SC, he received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC.

    Some of Dr. Laffitte’s interests include fishing and traveling. He and his wife (a veterinarian) enjoy spending time with their children and working on their farm.

    Dr. Laffitte is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the South Carolina OB-GYN Society and the Columbia Medical Society.

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  • Mark H. Salley

    Mark H. Salley, M.D.

    Dr. Mark H. Salley has been a physician with SC OBGYN since 1989. A native of Columbia, SC, he received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the North Carolina Memorial Hospital, University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, SC.

    Some of Dr. Salley’s interests include jogging, bicycling, skiing, and most other outdoors sports. He is very involved in SC’s Conservation Land Trust and the Wildlife Federation. In addition to numerous community activities, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their very busy (and active) children.

    Dr. Salley is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the American Medical Association, South Carolina OB-GYN Society and the Columbia Medical Society.

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  • David C. Holladay

    David C. Holladay, M.D.

    Dr. David C. Holladay has been a physician with SC OBGYN since 1992. A native of Columbia, SC, he received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC.

    Some of Dr. Holladay’s interests include golf, fishing, bicycling, skiing and most sports. In addition to numerous community activities, he is a spin instructor who loves nutritional/health counseling.

    Dr. Holladay is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the Southern Clinical Congress of OB-GYN, the South Carolina OB-GYN Society and the Columbia Medical Society.

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  • Thomas P. Giudice

    Thomas P. Giudice, M.D.

    Dr. Thomas Giudice (Tom) has been a physician with South Carolina OB/GYN since 1997. A native of Gainesville, Florida, he holds a bachelors in biology, a masters in anatomy, and his medical degree, all with high honors. He was a Todd Scholar, recipient of the Merck award for excellence as well as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He is married to Joanna Fulda Giudice and has two daughters.

    Dr. Giudice, in addition to practicing with South Carolina obstetrics and gynecology, serves as clinical associate professor of gynecology and anatomy for the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He has also been actively involved in clinical research and teaching surgery to medical students, residents and post-graduate physicians throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.

    Dr. Giudice has the distinction of being one of only a few physicians with a double board certification including obstetrics and gynecology as well as female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery/Urogynecology (FPMRS). FPMRS is a sub-specialization of gynecology in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary and rectal incontinence. Dr. Giudice is considered one of the leading experts in minimally invasive surgery, including robotic, laparoscopic and transvaginal, for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence.

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  • Robert P. Grumbach

    Robert P. Grumbach, M.D.

    Dr. Robert (Bob) P. Grumbach has been a physician with SC OBGYN since 2000. A native of Sherman, TX, but raised in Summerville, SC, Dr. Grumbach received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC and his undergraduate degree from Clemson University. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Greenville Hospital in Greenville, SC.

    Dr. Grumbach’s interests include reading, fitness, and the outdoors. He enjoys taking part in his kids' various sporting activities.

    Dr. Grumbach is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the South Carolina OB-GYN Society and the Columbia Medical Society.

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  • Rebecca B. Ridenhour

    Rebecca B. Ridenhour, M.D.

    Dr. Rebecca (Becky) B. Ridenhour, M.D., has been with SC OBGYN since 2008. A native of Lugoff, SC, she received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC. She served her internship and residency Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina in Greenville, North Carolina.

    Some of Dr. Ridenhour’s interests include jogging, hiking, camping, and anything to do with the great outdoors. She and her husband also enjoy spending time with their sons.

    Dr. Ridenhour is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She is a member of the South Carolina Medical Society.

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  • Christopher T. Hutchinson

    Christopher T. Hutchinson, M.D.

    Dr. Christopher T. Hutchinson joined SC OBGYN May 1st, 2014. He is a native of Columbia, he received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC. Dr. Hutchinson has practiced in our community for 14 years.

    Some of his interests are spending time with his wife and three boys. In addition he enjoys boating fishing, hunting and playing the guitar.

    Dr. Hutchinson is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is a member of the South Carolina Medical Society, American Medical Association and American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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  • Mary K. Neuffer

    Mary K. Neuffer, M.D.

    Dr. Mary K. Neuffer joined SC OBGYN in August 2014 with over 30 years of experience in the specialty. Originally from Clifton, New Jersey, Dr. Neuffer received her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University. She completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, Alabama.

    Dr. Neuffer resides in Columbia with her husband, Dr. Frances Neuffer, M.D. They have three children: a son, John, and two daughters, Katie and Caroline.

    Dr. Neuffer is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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  • Lindsey Taylor

    Lindsey Taylor, ARNP

    Lindsey is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and received her Masters of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Florida in 2008. Lindsey has 8 years of experience in both Aesthetics as well as in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She has completed extensive advanced training in Aesthetic treatments such as: Botox and dermal filler injections, laser skin treatments, CoolSculpting Treatment to Transformation Program, vein treatments and chemical peels. Lindsey works with each of her patients to create a customized skincare and treatment plan.

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I've had two daughters while I've been a patient at SC OB/GYN. I recommend SC OB/GYN to everyone.

Lauren, current patient