Dr. Pacious attended Davidson College for his undergraduate education. Originally from Richmond, VA, he completed medical school there at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Following medical school, he finished Family Medicine Residency at Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville, NC; during this time, he was drawn to the musculoskeletal side of medicine and care of athletes, and subsequently transitioned to Greenville, SC where he completed a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas with Prisma Health. He currently serves as a team physician for Riverside High School.
He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine. Following fellowship, he joined the Prisma Health Department of Family Medicine and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine-Greenville as faculty with the Center for Family Medicine before transitioning to full time work with Prisma Health Urgent Care and Steadman Hawkins’ SHIFT walk-in orthopedic clinic. His clinical interests include sports medicine and lifestyle medicine, and he is currently pursuing an additional certification with the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Pacious enjoys spending his leisure time backpacking, mountain-biking and listening to podcasts.