Dr. Glen Strickland


Dr. Glen Strickland

About Dr. Strickland

Dr. Strickland was born in Columbia, South Carolina but raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He finished Parkview High School in Little Rock as the Valedictorian of his graduating class. Next he travelled to Nashville, Tennessee to attend Vanderbilt University majoring in Biology with a minor in Mathematics. He finished Vanderbilt University as a Magna Cum Laude graduate. From Nashville he went back to his hometown of Little Rock to receive his Doctor of Medicine degree from The University of Arkansas College of Medicine. Next Dr. Strickland returned to Columbia, South Carolina for his General Surgery Residency at The University of South Carolina School of Medicine. A final year of additional surgery training was completed as a Fellow in Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. He is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Strickland served for nine years in the Medical Corp of United States Army Reserves.

Dr. Strickland has been married to Anne Strickland since 1980. Together they have two sons, Ben and David. Ben is a senior medical student at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and is interviewing for a Residency position in Neurosurgery. David received his Doctor of Medicine degree from The Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina and is in his Intern year in Family Practice at The Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Strickland has been in private practice at Lexington Medical Center in West Columbia, South Carolina since 1993. His practice has always included the full gamut of General Surgery including the surgical repair of hernias, surgery of the skin, breasts, thyroid and other head and neck and endocrine issues, surgery of the abdomen and its contents and the surgical management of obesity. The majority of the surgery is done laparoscopically.

Dr. Strickland has served in many capacities at Lexington Medical Center over the years. He has served as the Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery since the program was established in 2004 . He is currently the Chief of Staff.


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Medical School

University of Arkansas
College of Medicine


University of South Carolina
School of Medicine, Columbia

Awards & Special Designations

Board Certified
American Board of Surgery

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Former Chief of Surgery
Lexington Medical Center

Medical Director of Bariatric Surgery
Lexington Medical Center

Founding Partner of SCOSC

Surgeon at Riverside Surgical Group

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