Dr. Conrad Bauknight graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1986 and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia. He also completed a fellowship in Cardiology and Electrophysiology at the University of Iowa. Board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and electrophysiology, he is a Certified Cardiac Device Specialist by the International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners. His expertise includes the diagnosis and management of heart rhythm abnormalities, the implantation and management of cardiac devices, and the management of complex medications used to treat cardiac conditions. Reinvigorated through faith, Dr. Bauknight enjoys spending time with his wife and five children. They enjoy Carolina football and baseball, and are longstanding USC basketball fanatics.
Brandon E. Brown, MD, FACC
Dr. Brandon E. Brown received his MD from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina, and completed a residency in internal medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He completed a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center’s Gill Heart Institute. Dr. Brown was an assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine at University of South Carolina School of Medicine, and he also served as director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory and chief of invasive and interventional cardiology at WJB Dorn Veterans Medical Center in Columbia, SC. His specialties include echocardiography, myocardial perfusion imaging, cardiac catheterization, pacemaker insertion, ventricular endomyocardial biopsy, pericardiocentesis, septal ablation, coronary intervention, and peripheral angiography. Dr. Brandon Brown is board-certified in Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease.
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Christopher J. Huffman, MD, FACC
Dr. Christopher J. Huffman received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine here in Columbia, SC, after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Philosophy from Yale University. After completing a residency and internship in internal medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY, he completed a fellowship in cardiovascular disease at Georgetown University/Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He then returned to New York City to complete a fellowship in interventional cardiology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Dr. Huffman has co-authored over a dozen research publications and presentations and is certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease, vascular interpretation, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and internal medicine.