Coastal Carolina Research Center Investigators

Coastal Carolina Research Center partners with many respected physicians in the Lowcountry community.  For additional information about the research experience or capacity of the following physicians and healthcare providers please contact Nathan Morton, Director at 843-856-3784 or via email at  

Cynthia Strout, MD – Family Practice (Medical Director of CCRC)
Yvonne Davis, MD – Internal Medicine

Paul Robbins, MD – Psychiatrist
Gordon Teichner, PhD – Neuropsychologist

Shailesh Patel, MD – Pain Management
Christopher Merrell, MD – Pain Management

Richard Zimlich, MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon
Adam Schaaf, MD – Orthopaedic Surgeon / Sports Medicine
Sarah E. Burden, FNP-BC

William Yarbrough, MD – Cardiologist
Mark Coker, MD – Cardiologist
Chris Kennedy, MD – Cardiologist
Christopher McCarty, MD – Cardiologist
Frederick Funke, MD – Cardiologist
Liz Boessneck, NP

Paul Yantis, MD – Gastroenterology
Jeffrey Joyner, MD – Gastroenterology
William Marsh, MD – Gastroenterology

Edmund Rhett, MD – Gynecology
David Smith, MD – Gynecology

Diagnostic Imaging Research Support and Services provided by:  Imaging Specialists of Charleston
Sleep studies and polysomnograms provided by: Complete Health Sleep Diagnostics

Are You Interested in Becoming a Clinical Research Investigator?

Coastal Carolina Research Center (CCRC) has created this page specifically for the clinical research investigators we work with and for the Charleston/Lowcountry area physicians who may be interested in working with us in the future.

Physician participation is vital to successful clinical trial recruitment and clinical trial participant retention. Charleston/Lowcountry physicians are encouraged to join Coastal Carolina Research Center as clinical research investigators.

If you have a “thirst” to learn something new and provide additional value to the Lowcountry by participating in clinical research work please contact Nathan Morton at or 843-856-3784.

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