Our Mission: Quality & Compassion.

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides free health care to uninsured adults who live or work across the Barrier Islands or Serve Downtown Charleston’s Hospitality Industry. Everybody deserves the dignity of health care. Find out if you’re Eligible and Enroll today.

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Patients Served
Since 2008


Volunteer Doctors,
Nurses & Support


Million Given in
In-Kind Services


Free Patient Visits
Each Month

Recent News

  • September 1, 2021 05/29/15
    BIFMC Welcomes Dr. Dave Peterseim As New Medical Director

    Johns Island, SC, September 1, 2021 – On behalf of the Board of Directors’, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Peterseim, MD, as Clinic Medical Director, effective September 1, 2021. Dr. Peterseim has served as Cardiac and Thoracic …

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Upcoming Event

James M. Hayes MD ‘Clays For Care’ Sporting Clays Tournament Oct 18

*Individual player registration opens on September 1st!* Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic will host their 2nd Annual James M. Hayes MD ‘Clays for Care’ Sporting Clays Tournament on October 18th, 2021 at the Kiawah Island Sporting Club. All proceeds will support free health care services at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic.

James M. Hayes MD ‘Clays For Care’ Sporting Clays Tournament

Charleston Cares

  • August 16, 2021 05/29/15
    Am I Making Smart Food Choices? Ask A Nutritionist.

    True or False: Are you making the smartest food choices? Think over a few of these true or false questions to see if you are making healthy food choices for you and your family. 1. Canned foods are always a bad food choice. 2. Instead of bread …

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