If you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have been tested in the last 14 days, you will need to bring a copy of your negative test results with you to your visit.  

Anyone with a positive COVID test will not be able to be seen until after the mandatory 14-day quarantine period or until they have a copy of test results showing they are negative.

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We practice the art of medicine as a service to our patients.  

To that end, our mission is to provide comprehensive, contemporary care while continually striving to exceed the accepted medical standards.  We are determined to do this in a pleasant environment with the utmost compassion, consideration and understanding for our patient’s needs.  

We are specialists who treat disorders of the ears, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck and are most commonly called ENT’s.  We are trained in both medicine and surgery and can offer the most appropriate care for these disorders.

We accept most major

insurance plans. Learn more.

Reasonable waiting


Emergent patients can be seen same day and routine complaints are normally scheduled within 1-2 weeks.



David B. Lovice, MD

Dr. Lovice founded Sumter, Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, in August 2000. 

Community physicians soon recognized his clinical skills, surgical acumen and the practice began to flourish. He soon began to seek a partner to help meet the rapidly growing need for top-quality ear, nose and throat care in the community. 


Dr. Lovice is Board Certified in Otolaryngology; head and neck surgery as well as facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. 


He is also a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery along with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 


He is married to Leanne, they have three children and one grandchild.


Paul A. Evangelisti, MD

Dr. Evangelisti joined Sumter, Ear, Nose, Throat and Facial Plastic Surgery, LLC, in January 2002. He has extensive training in Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat), head and neck surgery, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery along with allergy and sleep medicine.


He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy. He is also an active participant in local and state medical societies.


Dr. E as he is affectionally called by his patients and friends has one son and they enjoy going on adventures and making memories.  


NOW HIRING!   Medical Assistant

We are currently looking to add a medical assistant to our team. If you like working in a fast-paced environment with a family atmosphere — where we make a difference each day — then this might your next career move! Learn more.


Our services include:

  • Pediatric and adult ENT services 

  • Allergy treatments

  • Endoscopic sinus surgery

  • Snoring evaluations

  • Evaluation and treatment of tumors of the head and neck

  • Facial skin cancer surgery

  • Diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders

In addition, we have a full-service audiology department that includes hearing tests, balance testing and earplugs (for swimming and/or bathing).  


If you are interested in any of these services our staff members will be glad to provide you with information.



We accept the following insurance plans