1st Year Residents

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Nicole Gifford

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Nicole Gifford is from Ennismore, Ontario, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and played four years of Division 1 hockey at the University of New Hampshire. She earned her medical degree from Saint James School of Medicine in Anguilla and has special interests in full spectrum Family medicine as well as Sports medicine. In her free time, Dr. Gifford loves to play hockey, golf, and tennis, and she is always excited to travel somewhere new, try a new restaurant, or spend time with friends and family.


Gunjan Patel

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Gunjan Patel is from Charlotte, NC and is excited to complete his residency training in Oconee County. He received a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Asian studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus in Spartanburg, SC. He is interested in supporting patients lead healthier lives through lifestyle medicine in order to prevent major health complications. In his spare time he enjoys, discovering new eateries, cooking new dishes and playing video games.


Neelam James

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Neelam James is from Houston, TX and is excited to be in the beautiful S.C upstate area for her family medicine residency training . She received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry at Austin College. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, SC. Neelam is passionate about the wide breadth of family medicine such as women’s health, preventive medicine, dermatology and osteopathic manipulative therapy. She appreciates the development of physician-patient relationships with all ages in family medicine. During her spare time she enjoys jogging, cooking Indian food, baking and spending time with family and friends.

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Cameron Swofford-Price

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Cameron Swofford-Price grew up in Spartanburg, SC, and completed his undergraduate studies in Biology and Chemistry at the University of South Carolina in Columbia. After working as a pharmacy technician and medical assistant for two years, he attended medical school in Cleveland, Ohio. His interests include preventive medicine, lifestyle medicine, and LGBTQ+ inclusive primary care. Cameron and his husband are excited to return home to SC and explore all the upstate has to offer with their two dogs. His hobbies include hiking, reading, gardening, and spending time with friends and family.


Trey Schumpert

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Trey Schumpert is originally from Fort Mill, SC. He went to Clemson University for his undergraduate education, where he majored in Biochemistry and met his wife, Emily. He then went to East Tennessee State University for medical school, where he was part of the Rural Primary Care Track and spent much of his time rotating at a two-bed hospital in rural Appalachia. His professional interests include wilderness medicine, sports medicine, and rural medicine. He and Emily are thrilled to be back in Upstate South Carolina and to be part of the family at Seneca FMR. In his free time, you can find him at a Clemson football game, going for a hike, or playing the banjo.

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Ashley Famillion

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Ashley Famillion, a South Carolina native from Charleston, decided to come home after completing her bachelor’s in liberal arts at Soka University in Southern California, postbaccalaureate pre-med at John’s Hopkins University, and medical doctorate at Saint George’s University. She decided to pursue a career in medicine because of her passion for improving access to quality healthcare for all. Family medicine was the perfect specialty for her interests in population health and healthcare disparities. The broad-spectrum training unique to rural family medicine drew Ashley to the Seneca program. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, arts and crafts, and hiking with her wife and two dogs.