Careers

Class of 2019

* denotes Seneca Rural Track

Christian D. Baker, M.D.Christian D. Baker, M.D.
christian.baker1@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Furman University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Hometown: Chapin, SC
Professional Interests: Rural family medicine, cardiovascular medicine
Hobbies:Sailing, kayaking, snowboarding, shooting

Marissa G. Copeland, D.O.Marissa G. Copeland, D.O.
marissa.copeland@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas Campus
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Professional Interests: Women's health, OB/GYN, adult inpatient medicine
Hobbies: Hiking, working out, going to the beach, reading, cooking and spending quality time with friends and family. And of course playing with my dog, Bella.

Alexander J. Eisenberg, D.O.Alexander J. Eisenberg, D.O.
alex.eisenberg@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: University of Central Florida
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas Campus
Hometown: Weston, FL
Professional Interests: Sports Medicine, Urgent Care/Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics
Hobbies: Sports, aviation, Legos

Patrick M. Fitz-Gerald, M.D.Patrick M. Fitz-Gerald, M.D.*
patrick.fitzgerald@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Texas A&M University
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Hometown: Shreveport, LA
Professional Interests: Rural medicine, primary care
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, cooking

Harley Hendrix, M.D.Harley Hendrix, M.D.
harley.hendrix@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Georgia Southern University
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Hometown: Claxon, GA
Professional Interests: Rural family practice in Georgia, also interested in global health opportunities
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, running and lifting weights, spending time with family, friends, and living life with my fiancée Brittany along with her two dogs and two cats

Nathan R. Jones, M.D.Nathan R. Jones, M.D.*
nathan.jones1@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Erskine College
Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
Hometown: Clemson, SC
Professional Interests: Rural medicine, emergency medicine
Hobbies: Sports, cooking, fishing, traveling

Grayson Jordan, D.O.Grayson Jordan, D.O.
grayson.jordan@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Virginia Campus
Hometown: Saint George, SC
Professional Interests: Rural medicine, nutrition
Hobbies: Spending time with my wife, exercising (running, swimming, biking, yoga), reading, film

Ashley R. Major, M.D.Ashley R. Major, M.D.
ashley.major@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine 
Hometown: Greenwood, SC
Professional Interests: OB/GYN, Pediatrics
Hobbies: Hiking, running, reading, my dog Bella, Clemson sports, being outdoors, traveling

C. Harper Richey, M.D.C. Harper Richey, M.D.
harper.richey@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Hometown: Anderson, SC
Professional Interests: I love all aspects of Family Medicine. From delivering newborns to caring for geriatric patients, family medicine allows me to have a wide scope of practice as well as get to know my patients and their families on a personal level.
Hobbies: Spending time with my chocolate lab, Mac. Seeing movies, spending time with friends & family, and always trying to plan my next Disney vacation.

Kyle M. Ryberg, M.D.Kyle M. Ryberg, M.D.
kyle.ryberg@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: 
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine - Greenville Health System
Hometown: 
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K. Nils Shirley, M.D.K. Nils Shirley, M.D.
nils.shirley@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Hometown: Hartsville, SC
Professional Interests: Sports medicine, urgent care
Hobbies: Church, family, Clemson sports, hunting, fishing, golf, tennis, and woodworking

Lara E. Smith, M.D.Lara E. Smith, M.D.
lara.smith2@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: Mercer University
Medical School: Georgia Regents University/The University of Georgia Medical Partnership
Hometown: Eatonton, GA
Professional Interests: I'm interested in practicing rural family medicine to care for patients throughout their lives and be an integral member of a community.
Hobbies: Hiking, kayaking, anything outdoors; spending time with family; traveling; reading; playing with my dog, Riley.

R. Phillip Thomas, D.O.R. Phillip Thomas, D.O.
phil.thomas@anmedhealth.org
Undergraduate: West Virginia Wesleyan College
Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine - Carolinas Campus
Hometown: Mineral Wells, WV
Professional Interests: Academic medicine/teaching, inpatient medicine/critical care, mission medicine
Hobbies: Cooking, photography, tennis, running, binge-watching Netflix