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Dr. Zachary M. Kilpatrick Jr. — Diagnostic Radiologist

Columbia, SC—Dr. Zachary M. Kilpatrick Jr. is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Top Pinnacle Healthcare Provider for his contributions as a radiologist.

Dr. Kilpatrick earned his medical degree from Mercer University in Macon GA. He completed his residency at Memorial Health University in Savannah, GA, and fellowship at Proscan Imaging Education Foundation.

The doctor believes that helping people is in his blood, as he is a 4th generation physician in his family. Dr. Kilpatrick enjoys mentoring young people who are interested in a career in healthcare, and allows them to shadow him.  According to Dr. Kilpatrick, he’s always very direct and to the point, and all of his reports have his cell phone number on them so that if a patient has any questions he is available to answer them.  

Dr. Kilpatrick speaks regionally to colleagues and healthcare professionals as a highly regarded diagnostic radiologist and adult/pediatric MRI specialist. He sees patients at Palmetto Imaging – West Columbia in West Columbia South Carolina. He notes that radiologists use imaging to gather information about the structure and function of the human body that may be unavailable without surgery. They rely on penetrating radiation such as X-rays CT scans and PET scans to diagnose diseases. They may also employ ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Dr. Kilpatrick’s clinical interests include adult radiology pediatric radiology head-to-toe MRI and advanced imaging. He performs outpatient care locally.

In his free time, Dr. Kilpatrick likes to be with his children, enjoys fishing, hunting and cooking. For more information about Zachary M. Kilpatrick Jr. MD please visit

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