Providers

Dr. Brian Hanna, Medical Director

Dr. Hanna joined HopeHealth in 2010 after several years practicing in Darlington. He went to Wofford College for his undergraduate studies before attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, and completed his residency at Anmed, in Anderson, South Carolina. Dr. Hanna plays an active role in the pateint centered medical home accredidation process. As medical director he leads the Florence medical team in providing high-quality patient care.

Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith, Medical Director

Dr. Bachus-Keith is a board-certified pediatrician, practicing for a multitude of years. She attended Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she also completed her residency. Dr. Bachus-Keith contributes to her community by writing health articles published in three newspapers in Clarendon County. In addition to serving as the medical director, she also takes great care of her patients in the pediatrics practice.

Jehad Abdalla, MD

Dr. Abdalla specializes in infectious disease medicine and is a graduate of University of Tishreen Faculty of Medicine in Latakia, Syria.  Dr. Abdalla has been providing compassionate and skillful care at HopeHealth since 2009 for patients in the Pee Dee and surrounding areas.

Alan H. Barrett, PA-C

Alan Barrett is a physician assistant specializing in family medicine.  Mr. Barrett obtained his bachelor's degree in psychology and philosophy at Rhodes College, completed his master's degree in psychology at the Citadel College of Graduate Studies and became a PA-C at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions.  Before coming to HopeHealth in June 2011, Mr. Barrett was a mental health counselor at Charleston Mental Health.

Patricia Barrineau, MSN, APRN-BC

Patricia Barrineau is a board-certified nurse practitioner at HopeHealth. She completed her education and certification as a nurse practitioner at the University of South Carolina School of Nursing and began practicing at HopeHealth in late 2010.

John W. Bingham, MD

Dr. Bingham joined HopeHealth in August 2013. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency at McLeod Health in Florence. He has served as a volunteer physician on two mission trips to Honduras and worked at a free clinic assisting a pharmacist dispensing medications to indigent populations. Dr. Bingham is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He enjoys writing, sketch comedy and basketball.

Gregory Browning, MD

Dr. Browning is a family/general practitioner and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1981. He is recognized as a Healthgrades Recognized Doctor. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Browning had his own private practice in Florence, South Carolina.

Nadia Carey, MD

Dr. Nadia Carey is a board-certified pediatrician at the Manning site. Dr. Carey completed her residency at Holtz Children's Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She received her degree in medicine and surgery from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad.

Brinda Chokshi, MD

Dr. Chokshi specializes in internal medicine and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1993. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Chokshi and Dr. Kelly Lyles shared their practice at Palmetto Healthcare Associates.

David M. Culpepper, MD, FACP

Dr. David Culpepper reestablished his practice at HopeHealth's newest location on Cherokee Road in August 2011.  Dr. Culpepper has spent decades in the medical field, specializing in Internal Medicine.  Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Culpepper attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia.  He completed his residency at Richland Memorial Hospital and Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina.

Paul DeMarco, MD

Dr. Paul DeMarco is the director of the Rural Community Health Program at Francis Marion University and has been providing medical care to patients in rural and underserved areas for a large number of devoted years. He began accepting new patients for HopeHealth in early 2011.

Kitty Finklea, RD, AFAA-CPT

Kitty Finklea, RD, AFAA-CPT is a registered dietitian/nutritionist at HopeHealth Diabetes Center in Florence and a certified personal trainer. She received a degree in dietetics from Winthrop College. Ms. Finklea specializes in diabetes, weight management, and eating disorders. She enjoys helping clients and families achieve their goal of optimal health and energy.

Michael K. Foxworth II, MD

Dr. Foxworth is a board-certified pediatrician originally from Marion, South Carolina and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is now returning to his home community  to serve families of the Pee Dee after a seven year residency at the Children's Hospital of Richmond in Virginia.  He is one of only a few doctors in the state specializing in pediatric infectious diseases, implementing treatment and prevention in newborns, infants, children, and young adults caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites in patients with normal and abnormal immune systems.

Dr. Foxworth is a Board Certified pediatrician originally from Marion, South Carolina and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is now returning to his home community  to serve families of the Pee Dee after a seven year residency at the Children's Hospital of Richmond in Virginia.  He is one of only a few doctors in the state specializing in pediatric infectious diseases, implementing treatment and prevention in newborns, infants, children, and young adults caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites in patients with normal and abnormal immune systems.

 

 

Julie Gage, FNP

Ms. Julie Gage treats patients at the Palmetto Street site in Florence. She is an honors graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, where she received a master of science in nursing. Before joining HopeHealth, Ms. Gage was an internal medicine specialist at a private practice. In the past 15 years, she has also traveled to nine countries as a medical missionary.

Reynald Garma, MD

Dr. Reynald Garma received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines and medical degree from Manila Central University. He completed his residency at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn University Hospital. Dr. Garma is a board-certified pediatrician and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. He has been seeing pediatric patients in Clarendon County for large number of exceptional years.

Meshellia Hayward, FNP

Ms. Hayward is a board-certified nurse practitioner at the Kingstree site specializing in family practice. She received her graduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. She provides primary care to children and adults. Ms. Hayward has been treating patients in the Williamsburg County area for a number of skillful years. She emphasizes the importance of disease prevention, management of acute and chronic diseases and patient education.

Deborah L. Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC

Deborah L. Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner at HopeHealth specializing in Family Practice.  Originally from Georgia, Ms. Hopla received her education at the University of South Carolina and has been treating patients for over twenty years.  Recently Mrs. Hopla accepted a position as Director of the Nurse Practitioner program at Francis Marion University.  She accepts patients at HopeHealth's location on Cherokee Road on Thursdays.

Sandra Hussey, MD

Dr. Hussey graduated from the University of the Philippines in Iloilo City with a Bachelor of Science degree. She attended Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Philippines and completed her pediatric residency at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Hussey has been caring for her patients in Manning for six years.

Bonita Johnson, FNP

Please welcome Bonita Johnson to the HopeHealth Lake City practice!

John J. Kirkland, MD

Dr. John Kirkland merged his family medicine and pediatrics practice with HopeHealth in summer 2010. Dr. Kirkland has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years, and also served three years as a General Medical Officer in the US Navy. In his spare time, he enjoys operating HAM radios, target shooting and hunting.

Krista M. Kozacki, MD

Dr. Kozacki joined the HopeHealth team of providers in August 2011.  She attended State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine before completing her residency at the McLeod Family Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina.  As a Board Certified Physician specializing in Family Medicine, Dr. Kozacki has spent seventeen years practicing medicine in the Florence community.

Cassie Liang, MD

Dr. Liang is a board-certified physician, focusing in family medicine. She attended Ross University School of Medicine in Roseau, Dominica and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Liang joined HopeHealth Manning in April 2013, where she takes care of patients at the adult practice.

 

Anita Longan, MS, RDN/LD, CDE, BC-ADM

Anita Longan, MS, RDN/LD, CDE, BC-ADM is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator at the HopeHealth Diabetes Center in Florence. She received her bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of New Hampshire and her master's degree in human nutrition from Winthrop University. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management. Mrs. Longan also works with area organic farmers helping to promote the consumption of fresh, sustainable and locally grown foods. She resides in Darlington with her husband and enjoys gardening, developing new recipes, spending time outdoors and traveling.

Paul Lowe, MD, Psychiatrist

Paul Lowe, MD, FAPA is board certified in general psychiatry and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.  He graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School and completed residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.  In September 2012, he incorporated his 15-year Florence private practice into the HopeHealth team.  During Dr. Lowe's numerous years of experience, he has held seven psychiatric medical directorships including five years at McLeod. He has also served on the board of directors for Pee Dee Mental Health.  Most recently he spent the past years caring for veterans at the Florence Community Based Outpatient Clinic, part of Dorn VAMC in Columbia, SC.

Kelly Lyles, MD

Dr. Lyles specializes in internal medicine and graduated from the Medical University Of South Carolina at Columbia in 1990. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Lyles and Brinda Chokshi, MD shared their practice at Palmetto Healthcare Associates.

Mary Mitchell, MSN, APRN-BC

Mary Mitchell is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at HopeHealth. She has been seeing patients of all ages at HopeHealth since September 2009. Ms. Mitchell spends much of her time outside of HopeHealth serving her community. She is a Faith Community Nurse Coordinator, and in this role serves area churches in hosting health fairs, developing wellness programs and presenting health topics.

Ada Nwankudu, APRN

Ms. Ada Nwankudu is a provider at the Palmetto Street site in Florence. Before joining the medical team at HopeHealth in February 2013, she treated patients in emergency rooms for many years. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where she received a master of science in nursing and a master of science in public administration. She specializes in family medicine and is affiliated with several professional organizations.

Akin Olatosi, MD

Akin Olatosi, MD is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases - Fellow American College of Physicians. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years. At HopeHealth, Dr. Olatosi serves as one of our infectious disease physicians, providing skilled and compassionate health care to those with HIV ands AIDS. Dr. Olatosi attended medical school in Nigeria at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine, and completed his fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Rodrigo Pereira, MD

Dr. Pereira is a board-certified family physician. He is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he attended medical school at Federal Fluminense University. He completed his residency in family practice in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Pereira is located at HopeHealth Timmonsville.

Jon Peters, FNP

Mr. Peters joined the HopeHealth Manning adult practice in April 2013 as a family nurse practitioner. He is a graduate of Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky and received his undergraduate degree from Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. Mr. Peters enjoys spending time with his family when not caring for patients.

Georgann O'Quinn, Behavioral Health Counselor

HopeHealth welcomes Ms. Georgann O'Quinn to the Palmetto Street location in Florence!  Ms. O'Quinn is accepting new patients.

Neena Singh, MD

Dr. Singh graduated from Gulbarga University / Government Medical College in Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.  She focuses on family medicine. Before joining HopeHealth Lake City in October 2012, Dr. Singh was a physician for McLeod Family Medicine, in Lake City SC.

Jaymas Williams, FNP

Ms. Williams is a board-certified family nurse practitioner, specializing in family medicine. Ms. Williams obtained her bachelor's degree in biology and minor in chemistry from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. She advanced her studies at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she received a Master of Science in Nursing. Ms. Williams currently treats patients at the adult practice at HopeHealth Manning.

 

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Providers

Dr. Brian Hanna, Medical Director

Dr. Hanna joined HopeHealth in 2010 after several years practicing in Darlington. He went to Wofford College for his undergraduate studies before attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, and completed his residency at Anmed, in Anderson, South Carolina. Dr. Hanna plays an active role in the pateint centered medical home accredidation process. As medical director he leads the Florence medical team in providing high-quality patient care.

Dr. Beryl Bachus-Keith, Medical Director

Dr. Bachus-Keith is a board-certified pediatrician, practicing for a multitude of years. She attended Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she also completed her residency. Dr. Bachus-Keith contributes to her community by writing health articles published in three newspapers in Clarendon County. In addition to serving as the medical director, she also takes great care of her patients in the pediatrics practice.

Jehad Abdalla, MD

Dr. Abdalla specializes in infectious disease medicine and is a graduate of University of Tishreen Faculty of Medicine in Latakia, Syria.  Dr. Abdalla has been providing compassionate and skillful care at HopeHealth since 2009 for patients in the Pee Dee and surrounding areas.

Alan H. Barrett, PA-C

Alan Barrett is a physician assistant specializing in family medicine.  Mr. Barrett obtained his bachelor's degree in psychology and philosophy at Rhodes College, completed his master's degree in psychology at the Citadel College of Graduate Studies and became a PA-C at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions.  Before coming to HopeHealth in June 2011, Mr. Barrett was a mental health counselor at Charleston Mental Health.

Patricia Barrineau, MSN, APRN-BC

Patricia Barrineau is a board-certified nurse practitioner at HopeHealth. She completed her education and certification as a nurse practitioner at the University of South Carolina School of Nursing and began practicing at HopeHealth in late 2010.

John W. Bingham, MD

Dr. Bingham joined HopeHealth in August 2013. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his residency at McLeod Health in Florence. He has served as a volunteer physician on two mission trips to Honduras and worked at a free clinic assisting a pharmacist dispensing medications to indigent populations. Dr. Bingham is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He enjoys writing, sketch comedy and basketball.

Gregory Browning, MD

Dr. Browning is a family/general practitioner and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1981. He is recognized as a Healthgrades Recognized Doctor. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Browning had his own private practice in Florence, South Carolina.

Nadia Carey, MD

Dr. Nadia Carey is a board-certified pediatrician at the Manning site. Dr. Carey completed her residency at Holtz Children's Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She received her degree in medicine and surgery from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad.

Brinda Chokshi, MD

Dr. Chokshi specializes in internal medicine and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1993. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Chokshi and Dr. Kelly Lyles shared their practice at Palmetto Healthcare Associates.

David M. Culpepper, MD, FACP

Dr. David Culpepper reestablished his practice at HopeHealth's newest location on Cherokee Road in August 2011.  Dr. Culpepper has spent decades in the medical field, specializing in Internal Medicine.  Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, Dr. Culpepper attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia.  He completed his residency at Richland Memorial Hospital and Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina.

Paul DeMarco, MD

Dr. Paul DeMarco is the director of the Rural Community Health Program at Francis Marion University and has been providing medical care to patients in rural and underserved areas for a large number of devoted years. He began accepting new patients for HopeHealth in early 2011.

Kitty Finklea, RD, AFAA-CPT

Kitty Finklea, RD, AFAA-CPT is a registered dietitian/nutritionist at HopeHealth Diabetes Center in Florence and a certified personal trainer. She received a degree in dietetics from Winthrop College. Ms. Finklea specializes in diabetes, weight management, and eating disorders. She enjoys helping clients and families achieve their goal of optimal health and energy.

Michael K. Foxworth II, MD

Dr. Foxworth is a board-certified pediatrician originally from Marion, South Carolina and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is now returning to his home community  to serve families of the Pee Dee after a seven year residency at the Children's Hospital of Richmond in Virginia.  He is one of only a few doctors in the state specializing in pediatric infectious diseases, implementing treatment and prevention in newborns, infants, children, and young adults caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites in patients with normal and abnormal immune systems.

Dr. Foxworth is a Board Certified pediatrician originally from Marion, South Carolina and graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is now returning to his home community  to serve families of the Pee Dee after a seven year residency at the Children's Hospital of Richmond in Virginia.  He is one of only a few doctors in the state specializing in pediatric infectious diseases, implementing treatment and prevention in newborns, infants, children, and young adults caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites in patients with normal and abnormal immune systems.

 

 

Julie Gage, FNP

Ms. Julie Gage treats patients at the Palmetto Street site in Florence. She is an honors graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina, where she received a master of science in nursing. Before joining HopeHealth, Ms. Gage was an internal medicine specialist at a private practice. In the past 15 years, she has also traveled to nine countries as a medical missionary.

Reynald Garma, MD

Dr. Reynald Garma received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of the Philippines and medical degree from Manila Central University. He completed his residency at the State University of New York Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn University Hospital. Dr. Garma is a board-certified pediatrician and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. He has been seeing pediatric patients in Clarendon County for large number of exceptional years.

Meshellia Hayward, FNP

Ms. Hayward is a board-certified nurse practitioner at the Kingstree site specializing in family practice. She received her graduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. She provides primary care to children and adults. Ms. Hayward has been treating patients in the Williamsburg County area for a number of skillful years. She emphasizes the importance of disease prevention, management of acute and chronic diseases and patient education.

Deborah L. Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC

Deborah L. Hopla, DNP, APRN-BC, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner at HopeHealth specializing in Family Practice.  Originally from Georgia, Ms. Hopla received her education at the University of South Carolina and has been treating patients for over twenty years.  Recently Mrs. Hopla accepted a position as Director of the Nurse Practitioner program at Francis Marion University.  She accepts patients at HopeHealth's location on Cherokee Road on Thursdays.

Sandra Hussey, MD

Dr. Hussey graduated from the University of the Philippines in Iloilo City with a Bachelor of Science degree. She attended Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Philippines and completed her pediatric residency at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Hussey has been caring for her patients in Manning for six years.

Bonita Johnson, FNP

Please welcome Bonita Johnson to the HopeHealth Lake City practice!

John J. Kirkland, MD

Dr. John Kirkland merged his family medicine and pediatrics practice with HopeHealth in summer 2010. Dr. Kirkland has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years, and also served three years as a General Medical Officer in the US Navy. In his spare time, he enjoys operating HAM radios, target shooting and hunting.

Krista M. Kozacki, MD

Dr. Kozacki joined the HopeHealth team of providers in August 2011.  She attended State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine before completing her residency at the McLeod Family Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina.  As a Board Certified Physician specializing in Family Medicine, Dr. Kozacki has spent seventeen years practicing medicine in the Florence community.

Cassie Liang, MD

Dr. Liang is a board-certified physician, focusing in family medicine. She attended Ross University School of Medicine in Roseau, Dominica and the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Liang joined HopeHealth Manning in April 2013, where she takes care of patients at the adult practice.

 

Anita Longan, MS, RDN/LD, CDE, BC-ADM

Anita Longan, MS, RDN/LD, CDE, BC-ADM is a registered dietitian/nutritionist and certified diabetes educator at the HopeHealth Diabetes Center in Florence. She received her bachelor's degree in nutrition and dietetics from the University of New Hampshire and her master's degree in human nutrition from Winthrop University. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management. Mrs. Longan also works with area organic farmers helping to promote the consumption of fresh, sustainable and locally grown foods. She resides in Darlington with her husband and enjoys gardening, developing new recipes, spending time outdoors and traveling.

Paul Lowe, MD, Psychiatrist

Paul Lowe, MD, FAPA is board certified in general psychiatry and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.  He graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School and completed residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.  In September 2012, he incorporated his 15-year Florence private practice into the HopeHealth team.  During Dr. Lowe's numerous years of experience, he has held seven psychiatric medical directorships including five years at McLeod. He has also served on the board of directors for Pee Dee Mental Health.  Most recently he spent the past years caring for veterans at the Florence Community Based Outpatient Clinic, part of Dorn VAMC in Columbia, SC.

Kelly Lyles, MD

Dr. Lyles specializes in internal medicine and graduated from the Medical University Of South Carolina at Columbia in 1990. Before coming to HopeHealth, Dr. Lyles and Brinda Chokshi, MD shared their practice at Palmetto Healthcare Associates.

Mary Mitchell, MSN, APRN-BC

Mary Mitchell is a board-certified family nurse practitioner at HopeHealth. She has been seeing patients of all ages at HopeHealth since September 2009. Ms. Mitchell spends much of her time outside of HopeHealth serving her community. She is a Faith Community Nurse Coordinator, and in this role serves area churches in hosting health fairs, developing wellness programs and presenting health topics.

Ada Nwankudu, APRN

Ms. Ada Nwankudu is a provider at the Palmetto Street site in Florence. Before joining the medical team at HopeHealth in February 2013, she treated patients in emergency rooms for many years. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where she received a master of science in nursing and a master of science in public administration. She specializes in family medicine and is affiliated with several professional organizations.

Akin Olatosi, MD

Akin Olatosi, MD is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases - Fellow American College of Physicians. He has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years. At HopeHealth, Dr. Olatosi serves as one of our infectious disease physicians, providing skilled and compassionate health care to those with HIV ands AIDS. Dr. Olatosi attended medical school in Nigeria at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine, and completed his fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Rodrigo Pereira, MD

Dr. Pereira is a board-certified family physician. He is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he attended medical school at Federal Fluminense University. He completed his residency in family practice in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Pereira is located at HopeHealth Timmonsville.

Jon Peters, FNP

Mr. Peters joined the HopeHealth Manning adult practice in April 2013 as a family nurse practitioner. He is a graduate of Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky and received his undergraduate degree from Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. Mr. Peters enjoys spending time with his family when not caring for patients.

Georgann O'Quinn, Behavioral Health Counselor

HopeHealth welcomes Ms. Georgann O'Quinn to the Palmetto Street location in Florence!  Ms. O'Quinn is accepting new patients.

Neena Singh, MD

Dr. Singh graduated from Gulbarga University / Government Medical College in Gulbarga, Karnataka, India.  She focuses on family medicine. Before joining HopeHealth Lake City in October 2012, Dr. Singh was a physician for McLeod Family Medicine, in Lake City SC.

Jaymas Williams, FNP

Ms. Williams is a board-certified family nurse practitioner, specializing in family medicine. Ms. Williams obtained her bachelor's degree in biology and minor in chemistry from Francis Marion University in Florence, South Carolina. She advanced her studies at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she received a Master of Science in Nursing. Ms. Williams currently treats patients at the adult practice at HopeHealth Manning.

 



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