Emergency Medical Services

MD-1: Dr. Spencer Robinson
Columbia Fire Department Medical Director

Dr. Robinson was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas and his medical degree from the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his emergency medicine residency training at Palmetto Health Richland/University of South Carolina School of Medicine and following residency completed an Emergency Medical Services fellowship.  Dr. Robinson is board certified in emergency medicine and emergency medical services.

MD-2: Dr. Lee Turner
2021-2022 EMS Fellow

Dr. Turner is our current EMS fellow for 2021-2022. He is originally from Chapin, South Carolina. Dr. Turner graduated from Clemson University and then from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He then completed an emergency medicine residency at Prisma Health Richland where he was chief resident. Dr. Turner will be involved in all aspects of our medical training and will be responding to incidents in support of Richland County Emergency Medical Services and our department.