Meet the Myrtle Beach Team

The Faces of Our Organization

Doctors

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Kenneth Santiago, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Santiago has been the CEO of Physicians at Home since 2014.  He graduated from University of Puerto Rico in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.  He finished his Doctorate in Medicine at Ponce School of Medicine in 1999 and completed his Internal Medicine residency program at Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School in Massachusetts in 2002.  Dr. Santiago takes care of each patient like a family member.  He is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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Kevin Cullen, DO

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Cullen finished his Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He completed his residency program at Mercy Suburban Hospital.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2015.

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Timothy Bradford, DO

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Bradford finished his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia campus.  He completed his residency program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2016.

Veronica Doyle, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Doyle finished her Doctorate in Medicine at New York Medical College.  She completed her residency program at Norwalk Hospital, affiliate of Yale University School of Medicine.  Dr. Doyle is fluent in English and Spanish and conversational in Italian.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2018.

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Noman Hussain, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

D. Hussain finished his Doctorate in Medicine at Windsor University School of Medicine.  He completed his residency program at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.  He aspires to use a progressive approach in providing comprehensive medical care and promote preventative medicine in the community.  Dr. Hussain is fluent in Urdu and proficient in Spanish.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2017.

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Amanda Vuppala, MD

Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Vuppala finished her Doctorate in Medicine at The American University of Integrative Sciences.  She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation where she completed her fellowship in Medical Oncology as well.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2017.

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Srinivas Vuppala, MD FHM

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Vuppala finished his Doctorate of Medicine at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine/University of Akron.  He completed his residency program at Ochsner Clinic Foundation.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2015.

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Jessica Cvinar, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Cvinar finished her Doctorate in Medicine at American University of Antigua College of Medicine.  She completed his residency at Grand Strand Hospital.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2021.

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Kimberly Cecchini-Purgavie, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certified

Dr. Cecchhini-Purgavie finished her Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.  She completed her residency at Frankford Hospital, Bucks County Campus. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2018.

Christopher Zakhary, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Zakhary finished his Doctorate in Medicine at St. George’s University School of Medicine.  He completed his residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2019.

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Nyabilondi Ebama, MD

Internal Medicine-Infectious Disease, Board Certified

Dr. Ebama finished her Doctorate in Medicine at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency program at New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital and she also completed her Infectious Disease fellowship there as well.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2019.

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Cyril Cheriyan, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Cheriyan finished his Doctorate in Medicine at Ross University School of Medicine.  He completed his residency at Western Virginia University, Charleston Campus.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2020.

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Thomas Smith, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Smith finished his Doctorate in Medicine at University of South Carolina.  He completed his residency at Grand Strand Hospital.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2021.

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Jeffrey Wilkins, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certified

Dr. Wilkins finished his Doctorate in Medicine at Louisiana State University Medical Center.  He completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at William Beaumont Hospital, MI.  He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  He’s been working with Physicians at Home since 2019.  He also owns a solo practice with focus on osteoporosis, IT pump management and EMG/NCV.

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Sandhya Talakokkla, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Talakokkla finished her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at MNR Medical College and Hospital in India.  She completed her residency program at West Virginia University.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2021.

Anish Brahmbhatt, MD

Internal Medicine, Board Certified

Dr. Brahmbhatt finished his Doctorate of Medicine at Ross University School of Medicine.  He completed his residency program at Charleston Area Medical Center / West Virginia University.  He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  He's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

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R. Joseph Healy Jr., MD

Neurology

Dr. Healy finished his Doctorate of Medicine at University of South Carolina School of Medicine.  He completed his residency program at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.  He's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

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Midlevels

Ashley Adams, FNP-C

Ashley Adams is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 8 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  She joined Physicians at Home family in 2016.

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Sarah Benton, PA-C

Sarah Benton is a certified Physician Assistant with over 11 years experience.  She received her Master in Physician Assistant Studies from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).  She’s been working with Physicians at Home for 5 years.

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Brian Forbus, PA-C

Brian Forbus is a certified Physician Assistant with over 19 years experience.  He received his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the Medical University of Nebraska.  He joined Physicians at Home family in 2018.

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Janelle Morgan, PA-C

Janelle Morgan is a certified Physician Assistant with over 7 years experience.  She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Alderson-Broaddus University.   She joined Physicians at Home family in 2019.

Jodi Grainger, FNP-C

Jodi Grainger is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 16 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from East Tennessee State University.  She’s been working with Physicians at Home for 4 years.

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Brandi Fowler, FNP-C

Brandi Fowler is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 7 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  She joined Physicians at Home family in 2019.

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Robin McLean, FNP-C

Robin McLean is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 9 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She joined Physicians at Home family in 2021.

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Bronwyn Dougherty, FNP-C

Bronwyn Dougherty is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 16 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She joined the Physicians at Home family in 2021.

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Ginny Gregory, FNP-C

Ginny Gregory is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 18 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She joined the Physicians at Home family in 2021.

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Lindsey States, FNP-C

Lindsey States is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 15 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from West Virginia University. She joined the Physicians at Home family in 2021.

Kimberly Hunsucker, FNP-C

Kimberly Hunsucker is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years experience in nursing. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

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Barbie Anderson, FNP-C

Barbie Anderson is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 11 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science from Walden University.  She joined the Physicians at Home family in 2021.

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Karen Gatwood, FNP-C

Karen Gatwood is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain University.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2021.

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Kaila Grove, FNP-C

Kaila Grove is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 6 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

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Latrera Woodberry, FNP-C

Latrera Woodberry is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She's been working with Physicians at home since 2022.

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Beth Jaeger, FNP-C

Beth Jaeger is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 12 years experience in nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Maryville University.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

Courtney Sturgill, FNP-C

Courtney Sturgill is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years experience in Nursing.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Francis Marion University.  She's been working with Physicians at Home since 2022.

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Christine Maggi, FNP-C

Christine Maggi is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 11 years experience.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from The George Washington University.  She joined Physicians at Home family in 2019.

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Certified Nurse Assistants

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Marie Morris, CNA

Marie Morris is a Certified Medical Assistant with over 24 years experience.  She joined the Physicians at Home family in 2021.

Kristina Ferruggia, CNA

Kristina Ferruggia is a Certified Medical Assistant with over 16 years experience. She is also a licensed phlebotomist.   She joined Physicians at Home family in 2020.

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