Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Faculty

Primary Care Sports Medicine Faculty

Zoë J. Foster, MD Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship; Assistant Professor; USC team physician
Medical Education: University of Michigan Medical School, MD, 2000

Residency:  Lancaster General Hospital, 2003
                University of Michigan Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, 2004

Specialties: Family Medicine; Primary Care Sports Medicine

Board Certifications:
                American Board of Family Medicine, family medicine.  2003, 2013
                American Board of Family Medicine, primary care sports medicine.  2004, 2014

Zoë Foster, MD, joined the Department of Family and Preventative Medicine at the University of South Carolina in 2019 as the program director for the primary care sports medicine fellowship. She currently sees patients at the Student Health Service and at the Family Medicine Center. She also serves as the team physician for USC women’s basketball.  Despite the fact that her office is decorated with a fair amount of maize and blue, she’s happy to support the garnet and black.
 
Brian D. Keisler, MD Associate Professor

Contact Information

(803) 545-6200
USC Family Medicine at Two Medical Park, Suite 203
Columbia, SC 29203

Department

  • Family and Preventive Medicine
  • Division of Family Medicine

Medical Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, MD, 2001

Residencies

  • Cabarrus Family Medicine Northeast Medical Center, 2004

Fellowships

  • Primary Care Sports Medicine - Palmetto Health Richland, 2005

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Primary Care/Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine, 2014
  • American Board of Family Medicine - Sports Medicine, 2015

Biography

Dr. Brian Keisler joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2005 after completing a primary care sports medicine fellowship with Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, South Carolina. He completed a residency with Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency at Northeast Medical Center, Concord, North Carolina, serving as chief resident during his final year. 

Dr. Keisler oversees a weekly musculoskeletal clinic in the Family Medicine center that provides education for fellows, residents and medical students in addition to specialized care for patients in the FMC.  Dr. Keisler is also a regular participant in Sports Medicine didactics. He has a special interest in education and has won several teaching awards. Currently, he serves as the Director of the third-year medical student Family Medicine clerkship. Dr. Keisler has served on various committees for both the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Palmetto Health Richland. 

A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. Keisler earned a bachelor of science in biology. He continued his medical education in Columbia, receiving a doctor of medicine from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. 

Dr. Keisler is board certified in family medicine. His special interests include medical student education, hypertension, diabetes and sports medicine.

Matthew Pollack, MD Assistant Professor; USC team physician
Kyle Arthur, MD Assistant Professor; USC team physician
Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 2012
Residency and Fellowship: UAMS in Fayetteville, AR 2015. UAMS Sports Medicine Fellowship 2016.

Specialty: Primary Care Sports Medicine.
Board Certifications: ABFM Family Medicine 2015. ABFM CAQ Sports Medicine 2016.

Dr. Arthur graduated in 2012 from medical school at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. He completed residency and fellowship at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. He returned to his hometown of Springfield, Missouri, for 2 1/2 years to work in private practice, covering Drury University and Evangel University Athletics. He and his wife moved to Columbia, S.C., in 2019, where he enjoys working with USC, South Carolina State, and Newberry College Athletics. 
 
Jason Stacy, MD Student Health Services director for sports medicine and physical therapy
Jason J. Stacy, MD
Associate Medical Director
Director of Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy
Student Health Services
University of South Carolina
 
Medical Education:  Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, MD 2000
Residency Family Medicine, Baptist Lutheran Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, 2003
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of South Carolina/ Palmetto Health Richland, 2004
 
Specialties
Sports Medicine
Family Medicine
 
Board Certification
American Board of Family Physicians, 2013, Certificate of Added Qualification- Sports Medicine, 2014
 
Jason Stacy is the director of the Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Departments within Student Health Services at the University of South Carolina.  He is a former team physician and former fellowship director.  Dr. Stacy remains involved with fellow education as a clinical adjunct professor working with fellows seeing patients together at the University Student Health Center. 
 
Dr. Stacy is married to Jennifer Soroos, MD, a pediatrician for Palmetto Pediatrics in Columbia, SC. They have two children, Jack and Juliana.  His main interests outside of medicine include exercise, travel, fishing, and watching Wisconsin sport teams. 
 

Orthopedic Sports Medicine Faculty

John J. Walsh, IV, MD Professor and Chairman Department of Orthopedic Surgery
USC team physician
Christopher G. Mazoué, MD Associate Professor

Contact Information

(803) 434-7121
2 Medical Park, LL10
Columbia, SC 29203

Department

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Division of Sports Medicine

Medical Education

  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine, MD, 1997

Residencies

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2002

Fellowships

  • American Sports Medicine Institute, 2003

Specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2005

Biography

Christopher G. Mazoue, M.D., attended Cornell University, in Ithaca, New York, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and played football. After receiving his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana with election to the AOA honors medical society. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Mazoue then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, under the guidance of renowned orthopaedic surgeons, James Andrews, M.D. and William Clancy, M.D. He is currently an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. 

Dr. Mazoue is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. His clinical expertise includes complex shoulder and elbow surgery, shoulder reconstruction, shoulder replacement and complex knee injuries. With extensive experience caring for athletes at all levels, Dr. Mazoue has treated patients from youth to professional leagues. Through USC Sports Medicine, he provides care for numerous local middle schools, high schools and colleges, He is the team physician for the University of South Carolina, South Carolina State University and Benedict College. 

Dr. Mazoue is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has numerous publications and lectures locally, regionally and nationally.

Gregory Grabowski, MD Assistant Professor
Jeffrey Guy, MD Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Jeffrey A. Guy, MD, a native of California, earned his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University, where he played collegiate baseball. He received his medical degree and completed his residency training at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. While in Boston, he completed fellowships in trauma surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and pediatric sports medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. He finished his training with a fellowship in sports medicine under the direction of Drs. James Andrews and Bill Clancy at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Guy currently serves as a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and as director of the University of South Carolina Sports Medicine Center. In addition, he serves as medical director of the Athletic Training Education Program in the College of Education and as adjunct professor within the Arnold School of Public Health Department of Exercise Science.

As medical director and team physician of the University of South Carolina Athletics, Dr. Guy oversees all of the athletic teams at the University of South Carolina. In addition to USC, he is the team physician to more than 20 Columbia area high schools, 10 area middle schools, two professional dance companies and six colleges and universities. 

Guillaume Dumont, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Guillaume D. Dumont, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip, shoulder and knee injuries at Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center and a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Dumont's clinical interests include sports medicine; hip conditions including femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), labral injuries, snapping hip and arthroscopic hip surgery; shoulder instability and dislocations, labrum/rotator cuff injuries and shoulder arthritis; and knee conditions including ligament, meniscus and cartilage injuries.

He is one of few surgeons in the Midlands region with subspecialty training in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of non-arthritic hip injuries. After completing his sports medicine fellowship, Dr. Dumont sought additional expertise in hip arthroscopy and hip preservation with J.W. Thomas Byrd, MD, a pioneer in the field, in Nashville, Tennessee. He is interested in the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement, labral tears, and other conditions affecting the young adult hip.

J. Benjamin Jackson, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

J. Benjamin Jackson III, MD, completed his undergraduate education at Mars Hill College in Asheville, North Carolina, where he competed in cross country and track and field at the Division II level. He completed medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he served as student body president. Dr. Jackson completed his orthopedic residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he received the resident teaching award, and completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He currently serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Jackson’s clinical interests include patients with injuries and disorders of the foot and ankle. He has a strong interest in research and has written numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. He believes he can improve the outcomes of his patients through quality research and individualized patient care.

Jeffrey Holloway, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery

Jeffrey P. Holloway, MD, received his bachelor's degree in biology from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, and completed a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of South Carolina in 2011.

Dr. Holloway currently serves as a clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, is board certified in pediatrics and serves as the medical director at the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. He is an attending physician at the Palmetto Health Children's Hospital Outpatient Center and the USC Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic.

Jay Patel, PhD Exercise Physiologist

Born in Fiji and raised in Mobile, Alabama, Dr. Jay Patel currently serves as the director of research at Palmetto Health-USC Orthopedic Center. A former multisport athlete at the high school and collegiate level, Dr. Patel has vast knowledge and experience in the application of scientific assessments to improve athletic performance and reduce injuries. He received his bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences, a master’s degree in exercise science and a PhD in kinesiology with specializations in anatomy and sport biomechanics from Auburn University. While at Auburn, he worked closely with the athletics department’s strength and conditioning staff as well as several varsity athletic teams as a sport biomechanics consultant.

An expert in the field, Dr. Patel is a sought-after guest lecturer and publisher and has worked with professional and Olympic-level athletes. He also has served as a personal trainer for almost a decade, a mixed martial arts and tae kwon do instructor, an instructor of biomechanics and an instructor of anatomy and strength and conditioning. Dr. Patel holds certifications including Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association; Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine; and Functional Movement Screening certified through Functional Movement Systems.

Sports Medicine Fellowship Faculty

Y. Swamy Venkatesh, MD Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Neurology
Y. Swamy Venkatesh, MD, DM, FRCP, FAAN, FACP,  graduated from Bangalore Medical College and trained in internal medicine at the University of the West Indies. He was a fellow in endocrinology at MD Anderson Cancer Center and later finished his residency and fellowship training in EMG/clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular disease. His research interests include diabetic neuropathy, spinal cord reflexes in CRPS, novel uses of botulinum toxin and vascular neurology.
Mark Greenberg, MD Associate Professor of Internal Medicine; Rheumatology

Mark Harold Greenberg, MD, received his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, and completed his internship and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and was a teaching attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, also in Chicago. He later completed a rheumatology fellowship at Albert Einstein-Montefiore Medical Center in New York City. He was in private practice in rheumatology in Florida for 31 years before joining the Division of Rheumatology where he currently is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine. His academic interests include rheumatologic diseases and musculoskeletal ultrasound.

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Matt Taffoni, MD Diagnostic Radiology, Pitts Radiology
Joined Pitts Radiology: 2008
Undergraduate: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Fellowship: Musculoskeletal Imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Areas of Interest: Musculoskeletal Radiology, Mammography, General Imaging
Kristin Coggin, RD Registered Dietitian
Joe Cantwell, CPO Orthotist/Prosthitist
Jonathan Donley, DPT Physical Therapist
Brad Yeargin, DPT Physical Therapist, Clinical Director, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute