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Who We Are

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Tarak V. Patel, MD

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases


  • Specializing in Infectious Diseases


  • Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston-Salem, NC (Infectious Diseases Fellowship)


  • East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN  (Internal Medicine)

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Marie Bruske PA-C

We are excited to announce the addition of Physician Assistant, Marie Bruske, to our practice! Marie will be working Monday - Friday primarily in our outpatient clinic.  You will love her! 

  • Board Certified Physician Assistan


  • Special interest in Infectious Diseases


  • Charleston Southern University,  Charleston, SC (Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies)


  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC )Bachelor of Science in Operations and Suplly Chain Manganment with Biology minor)

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Karen Phillips, LPN

Clinical Director

 For over 7 years, Karen has been a noteworthy leader at the clinic.  You may know her from her work in the “infusion room”. 

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Lori Rainwater, LPN

You may know her from her work in the “infusion room”. 

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April Thompson, CMA
Fornt Office

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Dorathy Ferguson, CMA
Back Office

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