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Our Team

Shana Bondo, M.D., MSPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor, MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours Care Services
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: College of Charleston
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of Florida

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: evidence-based care of children, prevention, and neonatal health
Other interests: family, anything outdoors, travel

Kieth Borg

Keith Borg, M.D., Ph.D., FACEP
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Macalester College
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Oxidative stress in traumatic brain injury, epidemiology of pediatric traumatic brain injury, ED based HIV testing, Shock and Sepsis

Dr. Jennifer Braden

Jennifer Braden, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: taking care of urgent and emergent pediatric patients, procedures and sedations, as well as parent and child education (injury prevention, asthma, etc.)
Other interests: travelling, boating, college football and basketball

Carrie Busch

Carrie Busch, M.D.

Education
Undergraduate: Texas Lutheran University                      
Medical School: Texas A&M Health Science Center        
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina     
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina 

Nicole Chao, M.D.
Assistant Professor, MUSC Children's Hospital After Hours Care Services Pediatrics
Division Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School
Residency: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Acute Patient Care               
Other interests: Crochet, Photography, and Cooking

Mary Dugan, M.D.
Assistant Professor, MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours Care Services
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Villanova University with a BS in Nursing
Medical School: Georgetown University Medical School
Residency: Children's Hospital National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Primary care pediatrics
Other interests: golf, tennis, horseback riding

David French, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Cornell University
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: prehospital medicine (EMS), emergency preparedness, event medicine
Other interests: biking, fitness, music

Greg A. Hall, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: University of Wyoming
Medical School: University of Cincinnati
Residency: University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Quality and patient safety, Trauma Education, Airway Education
Other interests: Spending time outdoors with my wife and three boys

Daniel A. Handel, M.D., MPH, MA, FACEP
Associate Professor, Executive Medical Director, Chief Medical Officer, Medical University Hospital

Education
Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School
Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Health Services Research, Process Improvement, Patient Flow
Other interests: Sailing, Running

Goeffrey Hayden, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Director of Ultrasound, Division of Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Stanford University
Medical School: University of Virginia
Residency: Vanderbilt University

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Volume Status Measurements in Critical Illness, Medical Informatics
Other interests: Running, Road-Biking, Soccer, Web Development
 

Dr. Benjamin Jackson

Benjamin Jackson, M.D., FAAP
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Wake Forest University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: University of Alabama-Birmingham (Pediatrics)
Fellowship: University of Alabama-Birmingham (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Care of acutely ill/injured children and Poison Control Center referrals to Emergency Department

Other interests: time with family, boating, guitar

Kathy Lehman-Huskamp, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Medical Director of Emergency Management
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Residency: Saint Louis University

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Disaster Medicine, Pediatric Trauma, Clinical Research
Other interests: Travel, Cooking

Sandi McKenzie, M.D.
Assistant Professor, MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours Care Services
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: University of Nebraska
Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests:
Co-Curricular: Urgent care, Childhood Illness and injury prevention
Extra-Curricular: Family, the beach, yoga, football

Bradley Presley, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: University of Kentucky
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Residency: The Medical University of South Carolina

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Emergency Ultrasound, Medical Education
Other interests: Fishing, Family, Flying

Amanda Price, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Tufts University
Medical School: Saba University School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship: Medical University of South Carolina

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests Academic Interest
Ultrasound, Simulation and Neonatal fever Other Interests: travel, family, good food, and the beach


William Randazzo, M.D.
Medical Director, MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours Care Services
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY
Medical School: University of Bordeaux II, France
Residency: Morristown Memorial Hospital, and St Josephs Hosp. & Medical Center. NJ

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Advocacy, School Based Clinics
Other interests: Boating and Fishing
Other interests: Family/grandchildren, golf and running

Dr. Megan Redfern

Megan Redfern, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, MUSC Children's Hospital After Hours Care Services
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Urgent care pediatrics, disease prevention, parent and patient education
Other interests: Biking, running, kayaking, going to the beach, and crafts

Dr. Russell Scott


W. Scott Russell, M.D.

Medical Director, Pediatrics Emergency Medicine Department
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University of Alabama-Birmingham (Pediatrics)
Fellowship: University of Alabama-Birmingham (Pediatric Emergency Medicine)

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Quality improvement research, HIV screening for high risk teens in PED, anaphylaxis recognition and treatment
Other interests: My children, Duke basketball, Auburn football, cooking

Dr. Olivia Titus


M. Olivia Titus, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Fellowship Director, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: University of Virginia
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Pediatrics)
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Pediatric Emergency Fellowship)

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: PEM
fellowship program, asthma, critical care, hematological/oncological emergencies
Other interests: My daughters, the beauty of Charleston, running and cooking

Dr. Jana Upshaw


Jana Upshaw, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Education
Undergraduate: Emory University
Medical School: Emory University
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina (Pediatrics)
Fellowship: Training at Lebonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, TN

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Orthopedics, sports medicine, toxicology
Other interests: Runni
ng, sailing, Mommy

Nikki Waldstein, M.D., MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor, MUSC Children’s Hospital After Hours Care Services

Education
Undergraduate: New York University
Medical School: Pennsylvania State University
Residency: The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York 

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: pediatric urgent care, patient and family education, evidence based medicine
Other interests: cooking, yoga, museums

   

Our Current Fellows

Elysha Pifko, M.D.

Education
Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University
Medical University: Drexel University College of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Jonathan Henderson, MD

Jonathan Henderson, MD

Education
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Medical School: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Residency: Wright State University/Wright-Patterson AFB

Jennifer Calder, M.D.

Education
Undergraduate: Dartmouth College                   
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine        
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Savanna Dincman, M.D.

Education
Undergraduate: Florida State University
Medical School: University of Louisville School of Medicine
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

Our Pediatric Nurse Practitioners

Christine Corley, CPNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Education
Undergraduate Studies: Emory University School of Nursing
Graduate Studies: Emory University School of Nursing

Co-Curricular and Extra Curricular Activities
Academic interests: asthma, MRSA, treating ill and injured pediatric patients
Other interests: boating, college football

Jessica Nguyen-Fisher, PNP
Nurse Practitioner

Education
Undergraduate Studies: Ball State University
Graduate Studies: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests- Patient teaching/education, fever management, orthopedic injuries
Other interests- Food, reading, and going to the beach

Crystal Murphy, PNP
Nurse Practitioner

Education
Undergraduate Studies: Medical College of Georgia
Graduate Studies: Duke University School of Nursing

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Interests
Academic interests: Asthma/wheezing, Hematology-oncology
Other interests: Spending time at the beach, paddle boarding, muay thai boxing, running, playing with my dog, UGA football