Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine Faculty

Tenley Murphy, MD Program Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship
Assistant Professor Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Emily Krodel, MD Assistant Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Professor Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
Matthew Pollack, MD Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
USC Team Physician
Gregory Grabowski, MD Assistant Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Jeff Holloway, MD Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Administration
USC Team Physician
Brian D. Keisler, MD Assistant Professor Department of Family and Preventive Medicine

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 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.

Christopher G. Mazoué, MD Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

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.

John J. Walsh, IV, MD Professor and Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
USC Team Physician