David C. Isbell, MD

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Posted on: September 13, 2023

Dr. David Connor Isbell passed away unexpectedly September 7, 2023. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 8, 1972, to Dr. and Mrs. Jerry W. Isbell. He attended Colonial Heights High School and continued his studies at The University of Virginia where he earned both his undergraduate and his medical degrees. He then completed his residency at Duke University and his fellowship in cardiovascular disease at University of Virginia. David was a cardiologist at Prisma Health Cardiology in Columbia, SC. He was the head of cardiac imaging at Prisma Health and was instrumental in the partnership between Prisma and the University of South Carolina Athletic Department. He loved his profession and was devoted to his patients for more than 17 years.

David will always be remembered as a loving father, husband, brother, son, and uncle.

Preceding him in death was his precious daughter, Ann-Claire “Pippy” Isbell. David is survived by his sons, William Connor, David Harrison, and Henry Grant Isbell; his wife, Sarah Moore Isbell; his stepdaughter, Caraway Ann Hammett; his parents, Jerry and Brenda Isbell; his sisters, Deirdre Portwood (David), Ann Burns (Andrew); his nieces, Lauren Hancher (Chad), Kathleen Burns-Boyd (David), Emily Portwood; and many cousins. Other important people in his life were Mary Katherine Grimoskas, and his Irish uncle, Terry Carmody.

David loved spending time traveling, cooking, and spending time on the lake with his family.