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Charles Scott Lamar, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family and Preventive Medicine

Contact Information
(803) 434-6113
3209 Colonial Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

Department
Family and Preventive Medicine
Division of Family Medicine

Medical Education
University of South Carolina School of Medicine, MD, 1991

Residencies
Palmetto Health Richland, 1994

Fellowships
Palmetto Health Richland, 2005

Specialties
Family Medicine
Geriatrics

Board Certifications
American Board of Family Medicine, 2006
American Board of Family Medicine, 2000
American Board of Family Medicine, 1994
American Board of Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, 2005

Biography


Dr. Scott Lamar has been on the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine since 1996. Before his appointment to the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, he served on the faculty of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee. In 2005, Dr. Lamar completed a geriatric fellowship with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine/ Palmetto Health Richland. He later specialized in palliative and hospice medicine.

Over the years Dr. Lamar has participated in a number of medical relief and outreach teams in Central America. He is also a volunteer physician and clinical preceptor and the Columbia Free Medical Clinic. In 2002 his efforts were recognized with the School of Medicine’s Humanism in Medicine Award.

A graduate of Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, with a bachelor of science in zoology, Dr. Lamar earned a doctor of medicine from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed a family medicine resident with Palmetto Health Richland. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.