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. Derrick Swartzentruber
2018-2019 EMS Fellow

Dr. Swartzentruber is originally from the upstate in South Carolina. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his emergency medicine residency training at the University of Virginia. Dr. Swartzentruber is currently completing his one year EMS Fellowship with Palmetto Health Department of Emergency Medicine under the direction of Dr. Robinson.