Barbara Morgan-Washington, DDS
Chief of Dental Services

St. Helena Medical Center
6315 Jonathan Francis Sr Rd
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920-5310
Phone: 843-838-2086
Specialty: Dental

Dr. Washington joined BJHCHS as a commissioned dental officer under USPHS from 1980 to 1982.  She remained on staff until 1997.  From 1997 to 2007 she followed her desire to be in private practice. Dr. Washington later returned to BJHCHS to serve as staff dentist and as Director of Dental Services.  She has devoted 30 years of service to BJHCHS.

More About Dr. Morgan-Washington

Degrees and Certifications

  • 1976, Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude, Virginia State University
  • 1980, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry


  • American Dental Assosciation
  • South Carolina Dental Association
  • Low Country Dental Study Club

Special Recognitions

  • 1995, featured in dental segment of GULLAH GULLAH ISLAND ,”Taking Care of Business” Nickelodeon TV
  • 2019, recognized as “First 100 Dentists of Color at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry(MCV)
  • 2019, awarded Life Membership in the American Dental Association
  • Past Board Member of South Carolina Dental Task Force

Community Involvement

  • Advocate for Dental Health Education at community health fairs
  • Career Day Presenter at area schools
  • Served as past Board Member of local organizations
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • Low Country Ladies of South Carolina

Hobbies and Interests

  • Arts and crafts
  • Reading
  • Enjoying nature and animals