Dr. William D. Yarbrough spent a high school summer working as a hospital orderly in Anderson, his hometown, and enjoyed caring for patients so much he decided to become a doctor. Dr. Yarbrough now serves as Trident Health’s medical director for cardiovascular services in addition to...
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicineResidency: Dartmouth Medical School, family medicine Dr. Andrew McMarlin specializes in sports medicine and musculoskeletal care. His background as a national rowing champion and coach helps him relate to his patients. “I have a good grasp of an athlete’s mindset. People
Dr. Robert Silgals has cared for Lowcountry patients who have cancer and blood disorders for almost 29 years. Over the past decade, he has seen dramatic leaps of learning about what stimulates cancer to grow at the cellular level. “We’ve developed an array of targeted agents that actually attack the abnormalities in the tumor cell to
Dr. Tony Owens recently returned to Ladson to open Carolina Pain Physicians not far from the College Park home where he grew up and his parents still live. A graduate of Stratford High School, Charleston Southern University and the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Owens was happy to come back with his wife and three young children to the
When he finished his OB-GYN residency in 1995, Dr. William “Bo” Reeves III immediately returned home and joined LowCountry Women’s Specialists. “I grew up in Summerville, so a lot of the patients I see are friends and neighbors as well as new people in the community,” says the former Summerville High School football
While he started his medical career in the Navy as an emergency medicine physician, Dr. Thomas Newton now serves as medical director for the Advanced Wound Care Centers at Trident and Summerville medical centers and has been at the forefront of this emerging field during the past decade. He is board certified in Hyperbaric Medicine. “The
Dr. Pawan Dhawan recently started as the new medical director of the hospitalist program at Trident and Summerville medical centers. “Basically our hospitalists are physicians who take care of internal medicine patients who are admitted to the hospital. It’s one of the most rapidly growing fields of medicine,” says Dr. Dhawan,
Dr. James Martin has 29 years of experience as an OB-GYN in North Charleston and over the past decade has helped advance minimally invasive surgical techniques for a full range of procedures from hysterectomy to bladder
surgery to treatment for endometriosis and removal of ovarian cysts. His work using the da Vinci surgical system through the
Like all gastroenterologists, Dr. Robbie Taha received additional training to treat digestive problems. But he went even further by doing a special fellowship in advanced endoscopy, learning from the country’s top experts. As a result, he can confidently navigate an endoscope – a flexible tube with a camera tip –from a patient’s mouth to the
More than two decades since medical school graduation, Dr. Jerry Back still looks forward to going to work. “Not only do I enjoy the intellectual challenges that go along with practicing medicine, I also find it to be a very spiritual force on my life.” As an internist, Dr. Back treats a range of illnesses in adults. Plus, he specializes in the
Dr. Rya Kaplan is proud of
her Lowcountry roots. A
graduate of Hilton Head
High, she returned to the
coast for her medical school,
residency and fellowship
training at the Medical
University of South Carolina.
She specializes in treating
disorders of the digestive
system, pancreas, liver and
gallbladder, and it’s not
unusual for her
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