Primary Medical Associates - James Vest, MD

We are a Family Practice, dedicated in caring for your family

Welcome to Primary Medical Associates

The goal of Primary Medical Associates is to provide you with the best doctors, practitioners and staff, dedicated to help you promote a healthy lifestyle.   We offer a full range of services from preventive care to special programs for patients with chronic conditions. We are here to give you the personal attention needed for your specific health needs.

Primary Medical Associates provides convenient, comprehensive care for your entire family. The credentials of our staff reflect a tremendous depth of professional experience, including board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners and recognized leaders in our medical community.  Primary Medical Associates, family medicine and urgent care, provide personal care for their patients and will coordinate other medical care if needed.  Our doctors are trained in specialized areas of healthcare.  When your medical condition requires detailed knowledge and experience of a unique condition - from yearly physicals to chronic illnesses, our doctors are ready to care for you.

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Carolina Forest Family Medicine


Primary Medical Associates 

1413 Highway 17 North    

Surfside, SC. 29575 (843) 238-5654

Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM Saturday 8AM - 12 Noon

Primary Medical Associates opened in February 1976 and was the only Medical Facility from Myrtle Beach to Georgetown.

© James Vest, MD 1988