Akinwale Olatosi, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Sandhills Medical Foundation Staff Member Since 2003.

Clifford Bowers, DO

Location(s): McBee,
Dr. Bowers has been providing quality care at Sandhills Medical since 2021. He is a U.S Army veteran and active Brigade Surgeon with the South Carolina Army National Guard. He is a dual Board Certified Family Medicine Physician. With degrees from Wofford College, Emory University and Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, he treats and manages the full spectrum of acute and chronic medical conditions.

Laura Alberg, MD

Location(s): Lugoff,
Dr. Alberg joined Sandhills Medical in 2019. Dr. Alberg is a bachelor of arts  graduate of Duke University.  She received her medical degree from Georgetown University and completed a pediatric residency at Georgetown Hospital in Washington D.C. She practiced for many years in suburban Baltimore before moving to South Carolina, initially practicing  in Mount Pleasant, also for many years, before moving to Columbia.  She is married with two sons and remains dedicated to the practice of pediatric medicine.

Nigel Taylor, MD

Location(s): Sumter,
Dr. Nigel E. Taylor is a native of Kingston, Jamaica. He graduated from Jamaica’s most prestigious high school, Campion College, leaving as the Head of the Student Government. He moved on to the University of The West Indies where he completed a Double Major in Biochemistry and Zoology graduating with Honors. From there Nigel completed his Medical Degree in 2000 (also at the University Of The West Indies) and proceeded to do post graduate studies in Family Medicine at the University of Connecticut where...

Robin Fuchs, DO

Location(s): Jefferson,
Dr. Fuchs is a native of Ohio. She completed undergraduate training at the University of Cincinnati and medical school training at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Fuchs completed her family residency at Spectrum Hospital and hospice and palliative care fellowship at Firelands Hospital. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and from all walks of life with special interests in geriatric and mental health care.  

Nurse Practitioners

Ashley Tolbert, APRN, CPNP-PC

Location(s): Lugoff,
Ashley joined the Sandhills staff in 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science from USC Upstate in 2009 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of South Alabama in 2013. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and provides services to patients, birth through adolescence. Ashley is also an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and 2 dogs, Baylie and Benji.

Ayzia Taylor, APRN, CPNP-PC

Location(s): Lugoff,
Ayzia Taylor joined the Sandhills staff in 2016. She is a native of Lugoff, SC, graduating from Lugoff Elgin High school in 2003. After high school she attended College of Charleston to complete her B.S. in Psychology. Once completing that degree she knew she wanted to attend nursing school. She has moved up the nursing ranks and started as an LPN in 2009, moving to an RN in 2011. In 2013 she completed her first Masters in Nursing from University of Phoenix, and then...

David Thompson, NP

Location(s): Lugoff,
David joined Sandhills staff in 2011. David has over 20 years of critical care experience. He served as an Licensed Practical Nurse in the Armed Forces.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of South Carolina Upstate and Master of Science in Nursing Indiana State University. David has been a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2008.

Karen Clyburn, NP

Location(s): Lugoff,
Karen joined Sandhills staff in 2011. She has experience with managing acute illnesses and chronic complex multi-system disease processes. Karen has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Lander University. Karen received a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from Indiana State University. She holds a license from the Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioners.

Lisa Clyburn, NP-C

Location(s): Kershaw,
Lisa joined the Sandhills staff in 2017.

Montrice Curenton, NP-C

Location(s): Lugoff,
Montrice comes to us with 20 years of nursing experience, with her background being Med-Surg. She has enjoyed her lifelong learning experience. She received her LPN from Piedmont Technical College in 1997. She received her RN from Regents College in 1999. She received her BSN from Excelsior College in 2011. She later received her MSN from Excelsior College in 2014. She then received her Post Graduate Nurse Practitioner Certification from Maryville University in 2016. She was inducted in Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society...

Suzy Dillard, AGACNP-C

Location(s): Pageland,
Suzy recently joined the Sandhills staff in November of 2023. She is originally from Charlotte and now lives in Monroe, NC. She has over 30 years of nursing experience, graduating from Central Piedmont Community College in 1991 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She has worked in cardiology, cardiac surgery recovery, heart transplant, cardiac device management, critical care, and home health care. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013. She then continued her...

Physician Assistants

Ashley Mata, PA

Location(s): Ruby,
Ashley Mata is a Physician Assistant at the Ruby and Jefferson sites. She received Bachelor degrees in Hispanic Studies and Psychology from East Carolina University and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Brenau University. Ashley is a National Health Service Corps Scholar who enjoys community outreach in underserved areas. She has a special interest in at-risk youth and migrant populations. She is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Drew Murphy, MHS, PAC-C

Location(s): Camden,
Drew joined the Sandhills Medical Foundation team in October 2015.  Drew has spent most of his life in Summerville, SC, and he received his Bachelor of Science from Clemson University.  After graduating from Clemson, he gained healthcare experience as a Heart and Vascular Technician at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Drew attended Duke University and graduated with a Master of Health Science and Physician Assistant Certificate.  He was later certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).   Drew is happy...

Taylor Branham, PA

Taylor Branham joined the Sandhills staff in 2023. She is a native of Lugoff, SC. Taylor received a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She enjoys gardening in her free time. Fall is her favorite time of the year, because she loves to watch football with family and friends.  


Ayodele Ogunforowa, MD

Dr. Ogunforowa obtained his medical degree of psychiatry from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He completed his residency at St. Vincent Hospital in New York, New York in 1999. Dr. Ogunforowa has been practicing in South Carolina since 2000. Presently, he is also employed with Santee Wateree Mental Health. Sandhills Medical Foundation Staff Member Since: 2006

Behavioral Health Therapist

Anna Lee, LISW-CP

Anna Lee earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Work degree at East Tennessee State University and a Master of Science in Social Work degree at University of Tennessee. She has worked in health care for many years, beginning in the field of nursing as an LPN, with a focus primarily on Psychiatric and Substance Use treatment. After completing the Social Work degrees, Ms. Lee was a Medical Social Worker for several years at a hospital which contained a level one trauma center, and...

Glenda Quick, LMSW, AADC

Glenda Quick received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Counseling degree at Coker College and a Master of Science Social Work degree at University of New England. She holds credentials as a Licensed Master Social Worker and holds state certifications in Advanced Alcohol and Drug counseling and Gambling. She has worked in behavioral health care for 25 years working with adults, adolescents, children, families, groups, and geriatric end-of-life issues. She is proud to now be a part of the Sandhills Medical Foundation Staff.


William “Bill” Wagers, Chiropractor

Dr. Wagers joined Sandhills Medical in 2022.  He is a native South Carolinian who attended Winthrop College for his undergraduate degree in biology. Always interested in healthcare, he chose to attend Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, GA.  There he graduated with honors as a Doctor of Chiropractic.  Upon graduation returned to his home state and has practiced for over 36 years.  Prior to joining Sandhills medical, he enjoyed serving the people of Camden and surrounding communities through his private practice.  He now serves the same...