Dr. Stands has been a private physician with South Carolina OB/GYN Associates since 1980. A native of Columbia, he received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.  He completed his internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC.  Dr. Stands is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.