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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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Giving Tuesday Charleston: Donate, Share, or Help us Fundraise Online! Nov 30

Join us virtually on November 30th - Giving Tuesday Charleston - and help us raise funds to support Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic! By starting your own fundraiser on Facebook or sharing ours, you can increase awareness about our free clinic locally, as well as inspire friends and family across the lowcountry to give.

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  • 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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