Welcome New Physicians

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center Welcomes Four New Physicians to The Medical Staff 

HARTSVILLE, SC (August 1, 2011) — Brian Blair, MD, Hartsville Orthopaedics &  Sports Medicine, 700 Medical Park Drive.  Dr. Blair’s specialty is Sports Medicine having completed a fellowship at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of The Carolinas.  He specializes in treatment of sports - related injuries; Arthroscopic treatment of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle; reconstruction/replacement of shoulder, knee and hip; joint injections and treatment of fractures, traumatic injuries and arthritic conditions.  Dr. Blair is now accepting new patients at 843-383-3742.

Shane Bowen, MD, Carolina Pines ER Medical Director.  Dr. Bowen completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Palmetto Richland in Columbia.  Dr. Bowen most recently completed a two year deployment in Afghanistan as Senior Trauma Team Leader over 5 trauma teams.  He is relocating to Hartsville from West Virginia.  

Naga Perisetti, MD MPH, has joined Apogee.  Dr. Perisetti will be one of our full-time Hospitalist coming from the Family & Community Medicine program at Univ. of Kentucky.  

Umesh Metkar, MD, Hartsville Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, 700 Medical Park Drive..  Dr. Metkar’s specialty is Spine Surgery, both basic and complex spine surgeries.  He has completed both adult and pediatric spine fellowships at Harvard.  Dr. Metkar is accepting new patients at 843-383-3742.