Psychiatry Residency Program Faculty

Al Edwards, MD

MD at MUSC
Psychiatric Residency at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, USCSOM
Area of Interest – Forensic Psychiatry and Administrative Psychiatry

Anu Nagar, MD

MD at St. Matthews University
Psychiatry Residency at Michigan State University
Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship at Emory

Benjamin Griffeth, MD

Clerkship Director

MD at USCSOM
Psychiatry Residency at University of Virginia at Roanoke

Darryl J. Brush, MD

Director of Adult Outpatient Psychiatry

MD at The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Psychiatric Residency at The Sepulveda VA – UCLA
Area of Interest – Psychopharmacology, College Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Deborah Davis, MD

Child & Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatrist

MD at Saba University School of Medicine
Psychiatry Residency at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC
Child & Adolescent Fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Donna Maddox, MD

Forensic Psychiatrist

MD at University of South Carolina-Columbia
Psychiatric Residency at William S. Hall Institute
Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at William S. Hall Institute

Edmund Parsons, MD

Adult Psychiatrist

MD at MUSC
Psychiatry Residency at Emory
Forensic Psychiatry Residency at Emory

Elisabeth Rainey, MD

Veteran’s Administration Psychiatrist, Greenville VA Outpatient Clinic

MD at Medical University of South Carolina
Psychiatry Residency at University of South Caroline School of Medicine

Elizabeth Jo Mason, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

MD at University of South Carolina School of Medicine/Columbia
Psychiatry Residency at Palmetto Health Richland
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Palmetto Health Richland
Area of Interest – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Frank Clark, MD

Medical Director, Adult Inpatient Services

MD at Northwestern University Medical School
Psychiatry Residency at Palmetto Health Richland

John Roberts, MD

Site Director, Pavillon Treatment Centers

MD at Louisiana State University
Psychiatry Residency at MUSC
Anxiety Disorders Fellowship at MUSC
Substance Abuse Fellowship at MUSC

Karen M Lommel, DO

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

DO at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Psychiatry residency at University of Kentucky
Emergency medicine Residency at University of Kentucky

Linda Thomas, MD

PHP/IOP Director

MD at Emory University School of Medicine
Psychiatry Residency at Emory University Hospital
Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency at University of Virginia Health System
Area of Interest – Perinatal psychiatry, PTSD, healthy weight and lifestyle coaching, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder

Louis Dolinar, MD

Outpatient Adult Psychiatry, GHS Psychiatry-Outpatient
MD at University of Louisville SOM
Psychiatry Residency at University of Louisville SOM
Psychiatry Residency at University of Cincinnati
Area of Interest – Psychopharmacotherapy

Lynn Wright, MD

Site Director, Greater Greenville Mental Health Center

MD at University of South Carolina School of Medicine – Columbia
Psychiatry Residency at University of Alabama
Psychiatry Residency at William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute
Area of Interest – Community Mental Health

Megan White Zappitelli, MD

Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

MD at Medical University of South Carolina
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at University of Kentucky Hospital
Pediatrics and Adult Psychiatry Residency at University of Kentucky Hospital
Area of Interest – Child Psychiatry, Trauma-related disorders, Severe mental illness in children, Consultation liaison child psychiatry

Melanie Miller, MD

Medical Director Consult Liaison Psychiatry

MD at Quillen College of Medicine in Johnson City, TN
Psychiatry Residency at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA
Area of Interest – Consult liaison, Delirium, Women’s Mental Health, and Medical Ethics

Michael Sierra, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

MD at Florida State University
Psychiatry Residency at MUSC
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at MUSC

Neha Hudepohl, MD

Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Program

MD at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Psychiatry Residency at University of Cincinnati School of Medicine
Area of Interest – Women’s Mental Health, Reproductive Psychiatry, and Medical Education

Shea Fontana, DO

DO at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Psychiatry Residency at Prisma Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.
Area of Interest – Sports Medicine,Lifestyle Psychiatry. Student Mental Health, and Collaborative Care

Taral R. Sharma, MD

MD at Government Medical College
Psychiatry Residency at Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech SOM
Inpatient Adult Psychiatry, Harris Psychiatric Hospital
Outpatient Adult Psychiatry, Piedmont CMHS

Theresa Bishop, MD

Site Director, Harris Psychiatric Hospital

MD at Boston University SOM
Psychiatric Residency at Letterman Army Medical Center

Violeta Nistor, MD

Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital

WARREN “KEITH” DEPONTI, DO

W.Keith DePonti, DO

Director of Child Inpatient Services

University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Psychiatry Residency at University of Kentucky College of Medicine