McLeod Welcomes New Family Medicine Residents


McLeod Health Clarendon is pleased to welcome four new residents to the McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency Program. The new physicians are: Charlotte Archuleta, MD; Kristen Herring, MD; Matt Jackson, DO; and Jessica Lindsay, DO.

The McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency Program is a program at McLeod Health Clarendon designed to train the “physicians of tomorrow” in an effort to increase the availability of family medicine physicians for patients in the Pee Dee and other rural areas of South Carolina. 

“The Residency Program’s mission is to graduate skilled family physicians who will provide superior health care services to underserved areas of South Carolina,” said Dr. Lisa Heichberger, Site Director for the McLeod Family Medicine Rural Residency Program in Clarendon.

Their mission is being fulfilled. In existence since 1980, there have been 276 graduates from the McLeod Family Medicine Residency program with 60 percent of them staying in South Carolina and the McLeod Health service area of Northeastern South Carolina and Southeastern North Carolina.

“We welcome our new residents and their families to the Pee Dee area,” continued Dr. Heichberger. “Expanding the McLeod Family Medicine training program into our community provides much need access to physicians, enhances recruitment efforts, and affords physicians the opportunity to practice medicine in a small community setting.”

McLeod Family Medicine Residents


Charlotte Archuleta, MD, received her medical degree from University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix. Originally from Wilmington, NC, she enjoys hiking, cooking, reading and writing.

Kristen Herring, MD, received her medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. From Latta, SC she, enjoys boating, watersports, hiking, stock car racing, traveling and reading.

Matt Jackson, DO, received his medical degree from Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine. Originally from Apex, NC, he enjoys cycling, baseball. Bike-packing, reading and gardening


Jessica Lindsay, DO, received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is from Chatsworth, GA and enjoys hiking, back-packing, art, outdoors, nature, personal and fitness and health. .


These physicians will care for patients at the McLeod Primary Care Clarendon, 50 East Hospital Street on the McLeod Health Clarendon campus. For information on becoming a new patient call 803-435-8828.


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