Tandem Health remains committed to the health and well-being of our Sumter community. Tandem Health is able to offer our patients a remote virtual visit if you are unable to come to the center. When you arrive at any of our centers, everyone entering the building will go through a screening checkpoint including a temperature check.

ALL patients, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask at all times. Visits are limited to the patients only with a very few exceptions – only one person allowed with a pediatric patient or an adult who requires assistance.

We encourage everyone to:  * Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds   * Wear a mask in public   * Practice social distancing   * Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth   * Cough in a tissue and throw the tissue away   * Clean and disinfect frequently   * Stay home if you are sick, except to get medical care.

Frederick (Rick) C. Stone, Jr., MD

Family Medicine Physician. Program Director of the Prisma Health-Midlands Tuomey Family Medicine Residency Program

Medical Interests

  • Full-spectrum family medicine

About Rick

  • Rick graduated from the Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed family medicine residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He has 26 years of medical experience. His medical interests are full-spectrum family medicine.
  • In his spare time, he enjoys walking at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, traveling and exploring. He has visited all 50 states and state Capitols. He hopes his legacy is that he was known as a kind and compassionate physician who cared about his patient, and mentored the next generation of physicians.

In The Community

  • American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP), member
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), member