Our History

1960

Internal Medicine Associates is formed with 3 Internal Medicine physicians.

1968-94

IMA expands with new primary care and specialty physicians.

1994

The group consists of 18 physicians specializing in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Gastroenterology.

IMA joins with 73 local physicians and optometrists from Carolina Multispecialty Associates. This group is formed to strengthen negotiating abilities with insurance companies.

1999

Carolina Multispecialty Associates is dissolved and Internal Medicine Associates of Greenville is founded with 15 physicians. Surgery Department is added.

2004

Rheumatology Department added.

2005

IMA has 23 physicians who care for more than 500 patients per day. Endocrinology Department is added.

2007

IMA physicians join the Greenville Health System.

2009

IMA has 24 physicians and growing.