Meet the Providers

Three Rivers Medical Associates on Forest Drive

Building patient-doctor relationships for adult primary care in Downtown Columbia, SC

J. Richard Allison III, MDJ. Richard Allison III, MD Internal Medicine Doctor

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Allison has practiced in the Columbia area for more than 30 years and joined Three Rivers in 1999. He received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and his medical degree from Duke University. Dr. Allison completed his residency at Dorn VA Medical Center and Palmetto Health Richland.

Christopher B. Ballou, MDChristopher B. Ballou, MD Internal Medicine physician

INTERNAL MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS

Dr. Ballou is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina and his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Palmetto Health Richland.

Binyue “Kitty” Chang, MD, PhDBinyue “Kitty” Chang, MD, PhD Internal Medicine Physician

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Chang is board certified in internal medicine. Dr. Chang received a Bachelor of Medicine from Luzhou Medical College (Sichuan, China), and a PhD in Biomedical Science University of South Carolina School of Medicine here in Columbia, SC. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Berkshire Medical Center, Pittsfield, MA.

John Gould III, DO, FACPJohn Gould III, DO, FACP Internal Medicine Physician

HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Gould is board certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Gould received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at Palmetto Health Richland and joined Three Rivers in June 2004.

Leroy J. Huffman, MD, FACPLeroy J. Huffman, MD, FACP Internal Medicine Physician

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Huffman is board certified in internal medicine with added qualifications in geriatric medicine, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Huffman practiced in the VA system for many years before joining Three Rivers in 1999.

Dana M. I. Nairn, MDDana M. I. Nairn, MD Internal Medicine and Integrated Holistic Medicine Doctor

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Dr. Nairn, who specializes in Internal Medicine, is also board certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and her medical degree from USC School of Medicine. Dr. Nairn began her medical training at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. She completed her residency training at Palmetto Health Richland. Dr. Nairn is an established internist and an assistant professor with USC School of Medicine.

Odette Fisher-Glover, DNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDEOdette Fisher-Glover, DNP, FNP-C Internal Medicine Provider

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Odette Denise Fisher-Glover received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) located in Charleston, SC. She completed a BS in Nursing and the Family Nurse Practitioner Program through the University of South Carolina (USC), Columbia.  She has a broad range of clinical experience including family practice, palliative/hospice care, and geriatrics. She is board certified in advanced diabetes management by the American Association of Diabetes Educators and is a Certified Diabetes Educator thru the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. Her personal interests include photography, gardening, running, and traveling.

Sarah M. King, MSN, FNP-CSarah M. King, MSN, FNP-C Internal Medicine Provider

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

Sarah King received her Masters of Science in Nursing from Georgia Health Sciences University, Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Medical College of Georgia, and Bachelors of Science in Community Health and Human Services from Georgia College and State University. Prior to joining Providence, Sarah has worked at Palmetto Senior Care in Columbia, University Hospital in Augusta, and Orthopedic Associates Surgery Center in Augusta. Fueled by an early passion to provide care to underserved areas, she has traveled with several medical mission trips, including Haiti, Mexico, and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sarah is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Sarah King enjoys spending free time with her husband and their two children.

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