Donna Basden

Chief Operating Officer


Donna Basden brings over 30 years of progressive health care experience, spanning leadership roles in nursing, information technology and ambulatory health care administration. Donna has been with Lovelace Medical Group since 2014 and is responsible for its 24 clinic locations and 180 healthcare providers. In 2018, Lovelace Medical Group saw over 307,000 patients.

Prior to joining Lovelace, Donna served for more than ten years with Lexington Medical Center, the Lexington County Health Services District in West Columbia, S.C., advancing to serve as the Vice President of Physician Network Services.  During her tenure there, she was integral in the infrastructure development and exponential growth of a strong employed physician network, with close to 60 physician practices, 250 providers and over 1400 employees

Donna brings diverse and deep experience in both acute and ambulatory health care operations, along with a passion for leveraging the power of information technology to enhance health care processes, revenue cycle operations and patient engagement.

Donna has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clemson University in South Carolina and a Master of Health Administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. 

Her husband Mark, have two college graduate children currently residing in South Carolina, a daughter, Logan, a Clemson University alum,  and a son, Tanner, an alum of the College of Charleston.