Coastal Carolina Research Center - Team

M.D - Family medicine

Cynthia Strout

Undergraduate - University of Michigan (1978)
Bachelor of Science in Chemical engineering
Medical school - Indiana university (1985)
Doctor of Medicine

Central Maine Medical Center - Family Practice Program (1985-1988)
Research Certification: Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research Certified Physician Investigator

M.D - Internal Medicine

Yvonne Davis

Diploma - Jackson memorial hospital school of nursing (1984) - Nursing
Undergraduate - University of Miami school of nursing (1987)
Medical school - University of Miami school of nursing (1994)
Doctor of medicine

Jackson Memorial Hospital - Internal Medicine (1994-1998)

M.D - Primary care and Internal medicine

Rica Santiago

Undergraduate - Emmanuel college; Boston, MA (2001)
bachelor of science in biology, minor in biochemistry
Medical school - Boston university school of medicine (2006)
doctor of medicine

University of Illinois - Christ Advocate Medical Center - Internal Medicine (2006-2009)

Professional Affiliation(s):
American Medical Association
American College of Physicians
Specific Medical Interests: Hypertension, heart disease, high cholesterol, women’s health

M.D - Obstetrics and gynecology

Heather Schwartzberg

Undergraduate - University of Georgia (1996)
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Medical school – Medical College of Georgia (2000)
doctor of medicine

Abington Memorial Hospital - OB/GYN (2000-2004)
Professional Affiliation: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Specific Medical Interests: Improving the health of women, especially as it relates to menstrual irregularities and menopausal symptoms

M.D - psychiatry

Paul Robbins

Associates - Greenville Technical college (1983)
Undergraduate - bowling green state university (1974)
bachelor of arts in psychology
Medical school – Medical University of South Carolina (2011)
doctor of medicine

Medical University of South Carolina - Psychiatry
Fellowship: Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Specific Medical Interests: ADHD, Depression, Bipolar Affective Disorder, PTSD, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder

M.D - Interventional Pain Management

Shailesh Patel

Undergraduate - Duke university (1997)
bachelor of science in biology, minor in biochemistry
Medical school – University of south Carolina school of medicine (2002)
doctor of medicine
Internship, Internal Medicine: Summa Health Systems/Akron City Hospital, Ohio (2002-2003)

Baylor College of Medicine - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2003-2006)
Fellowship: UCLA - Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Systems, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine (2006-2007)
Professional Affiliation(s):
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Academy of Pain Medicine
South Carolina Medical Association

M.D - Sports medicine

Adam Schaaf

Undergraduate - Miami university; Oxford, OH (2000)
Medical school – Ohio State University College of Medicine (2004)
Doctor of Medicine

Summa Health Systems - Orthopaedic Surgery (2004-2009)
Fellowship: Orthopaedic Research of Virginia - Arthroscopic Sports Medicine (2009-2010)
Professional Affiliation: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Specific Medical Interests: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction, Knee, Hip and Shoulder Arthroplasty, Fracture Care, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, General Orthopaedics

Ph.D. – Psychology

Gordon Teichner

Undergraduate – Simon Fraser University (1992)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Graduate – Nova Southern Eastern University (1995)
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Medical School Nova Southern Eastern University (1999)
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology / Neuropsychology)

Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Medical University of South Carolina (2000)
Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, Medical University of South Carolina (2001)

M.D. – Pediatrics

J. Bruce Etheridge

Undergraduate – Georgia Institute of Technology (1988)
Bachelor of Science in Management
Medical School – Bowman Gray School of Medicine – Wake Forest University (1996)
Doctor of Medicine

Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina (1999)

M.D. – Internal Medicine & Cardiovascular Disease

William Yarbrough

Undergraduate – Wofford College (1994)
Bachelor of Science
Medical School – Medical University of South Carolina (1998)

Internal Medicine, U.T. Southwestern Medical Center (2001).

Cardiology Fellowship Program (2004) & Interventional Cardiology Fellowship (2005), Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

M.D., Ph.D. – Urology

Justin Ellett

Undergraduate – Hampden-Sydney College (2002)
Bachelor of Science in Biology and Mathematics
Medical School – Medical University of South Carolina
Doctor of Medicine (2011)
PhD (2009) – Microbiology and Immunology

Urology, Medical University of South Carolina (2016)

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