Our Services

  • PFTs (Pulmonary Function Study)
  • Sleep Studies
    - Accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • MSLT (Multiple Sleep Latency Test)
  • MWT (Maintenance of Wakefullness Test)

About Our Providers


Peter Nicholas Manos, MD

    Personal

    Dr. Peter Manos was born and raised in Charleston, SC. He is the youngest of 4 children and proud of his Greek heritage. He and his wife Jane have 3 children. Dr. Manos enjoys fishing, hunting, and boating with his family in the Beaufort River. He also enjoys cooking, especially traditional Greek cuisine. He opened his private practice in Beaufort in 1992. He has served on numerous hospital, school, and community committees, and is a member of the Parish Church of St Helena.

    Education

  • Undergraduate: 1976-1980
    University of Georgia
    Athens, Georgia
    BS Chemistry and Microbiology (Major)
    Biochemistry (Minor)


  • Medical: 1982-1986
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC


  • Internship & Residency: 1986-1989
    East Tennessee State University
    Johnson City, TN
    Internal Medicine
    Chief Resident: 1989


  • Fellowships: 1989-1992
    The University of North Carolina
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Pulmonary Diseases
    Critical Care Medicine
    Sleep Disorders
  • Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
    Internal Medicine
    Pulmonary Diseases
    Critical Care Medicine
    Sleep Medicine
  • Professional Experience

  • Palmetto Pulmonary Medicine, PA
    Sleep Disorders Laboratory

    989 Ribaut Rd, Suite 340, Beaufort, SC 29902
    1992-present


  • Staff Physician, Beaufort Memorial Hospital
    990 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902
    Medical Director, ICU and PCU 1992-2016
    Medical Director, Respiratory Care Dept.
    Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Dept.
    Chief of Staff 1996-1997
  • Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Honors

  • Distinguished Physician of the Year,
    Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation 2006
  • South Carolina DHEC Regional Physician of the Year, 2005
  • Voted "Doctor of the Year" BMH Employees, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1987


Denise Mercier, PA
Board Certified Physician Assistant

    Education

  • Associate of Arts: 1992
    Emmanuel College
    Franklin Springs, Georgia
    General Education


  • Bachelor of Arts: 1994
    Columbia College
    Columbia, South Carolina
    English (Major)
    Communications (Minor)


  • Bachelor of Science: 1997
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, South Carolina
    Biology / Chemistry (Major)


  • Bachelor of Science: 2000
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, South Carolina
    Physician Assistant Studies


  • Master of Science: 2003
    University of Nebraska
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Physician Assistant Studies
  • Board Certifications

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
  • Professional Experience

  • Palmetto Pulmonary Medicine, PA
    Sleep Disorders Laboratory

    989 Ribaut Rd, Suite 340, Beaufort, SC 29902
    Physician Assistant 2017-present


  • Beaufort Memorial Hospital
    990 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, SC 29902
    PA Hospitalist 2013-present


  • Palmetto Health Baptist
    Columbia, SC 29220
    PA Hospitalist 2005-2013


  • Carolina Health Specialists
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    PA Hospitalist 2000-2005

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