Title MidLevelProviders


M BannerMeredith Banner, FNP

Meredith Banner graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked for 3 years as an RN, then went to the Medical University of South Carolina to obtain her Masters of Science in Nursing. She has been with PDOA since graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000, and is the Nurse Practitioner for Dr. Patrick Denton.




B FeaginBrian Feagin, OTR/L, CHT

Brian is a native of Lake City. He attended The Medical University of South Carolina and received his Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Therapy in 1996. In 2003, he became a Certified Hand Therapist. Brian specializes in treatment of orthopaedic injuries involving the upper extremity. He has worked extensively with orthopaedic surgeons for 16 years. He is licensed and registered in the State of South Carolina, National Board Certified in Occupational Therapy, and a member of the American Society of Hand Therapist. He has been the Director of Therapy Services at Pee Dee Orthopedic Associates since 2010.


C EDWARDS2Cathy Edwards, MHSA, OTR/L

Cathy Edwards is a South Carolina native who received her BS in Occupational Therapy from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1987 and returned to gain her Masters in Health Service Administration in 1993. Cathy joined Pee Dee Orthopaedic Associates in 2011. She is a past adjunct professor at Medical University of South Carolina and current advisory board member for Trident Technical College's Occupation Therapy Assistant program in Charleston, SC. She enjoys working with both surgical and non-surgical patients. She has extensive background in Rehabilitation with an additional Certification in Neuro Developmental Treatment. Since 2001 Cathy has specialized in upper extremity orthopaedics.


John GartungJohn Gartung, RPA-C

John graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from the State University at Oneota, NY in 2000. After earning his Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Albany Medical College in 2005, he worked as a Physician Assistant for Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY from 2005 until 2011 in Internal Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. John and his wife and three children moved to Florence, SC in September 2011. John is the Physician Assistant for Dr. Bill Edwards, Jr.



D HuietDean Huiet, PA-C

Dean Huiet joined PDOA in 2011, and brings 12 years of experience as an orthopaedic Physician Assistant. Dean knew he wanted to be a PA specializing in orthopaedics when he was stationed at the Naval Hospital in Charleston, SC as a hospital corpsman working in general orthopaedic surgery clinics from 1992-1996. He worked as a Certified Orthopaedic Technician for the US Navy from 1994-1996. Dean graduated Magna Cum Laude from Medical University of South Carolina in 2000, earning a Merit Scholarship while matriculating at MUSC Physician Assisting Program. Since then, he has worked for Carolina Orthopaedic Center in Greenville, SC, Steadman Hawkins in Greenville, SC, and Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists in Georgetown, SC. Dean enjoys playing soccer, fishing, and spending time with his wife and 3 children.




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