Dr. Colleen Boylston
Dr. Colleen Boylston attended the College of Charleston undergraduate and Creighton University School of Medicine. She trained in pediatrics at MUSC and is the founder and owner of Sweetgrass Pediatrics. She spends her time off with her four children Madeleine, Joseph, Samuel, Jillian "Poppy" and her husband David.
Dr. Jill Aiken
Dr. Aiken is board certified in pediatrics. She is a graduate of Wofford College and completed her medical degree and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) with a specialty in Pediatrics. She holds professional memberships with the South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) and the South Carolina Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. Outside the office, Dr. Aiken enjoys oil painting and is an active member of the Rotary Club.
Dr. Erin Balog
Dr. Erin Balog grew up on the on the southern coast of Massachusetts in Scituate. She attended Bowdoin College in Maine and then the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After graduation from medical school, she entered her residency at the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC and completed fourteen years as an active duty general pediatrician in United States Navy. She was stationed in Charleston from 2003-2006 and recently moved back to the area with her family. Her husband is a psychiatrist and they have three kids named Zachary, Alexandra, and Luke.
Dr. Sarah Bolen
Dr. Sarah Bolen attended Clemson University for her undergraduate studies. She completed her medical school training at the Medical University of South Carolina and pediatric residency at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. Prior to moving back to Charleston, she worked at a pediatric practice in Lexington, NC for two years. Dr. Bolen's husband is a Neurologist and is currently completing his fellowship in Epilepsy at MUSC. Dr. Bolen, her husband and their daughter Zoey live on James Island and enjoy spending time at Folly Beach and exploring the “food scene” in Charleston. Professionally she is interested in pediatric obesity prevention, asthma and allergies.
Dr. Sumita Debroy
Dr. Sumita Debroy was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the University for undergraduate studies as well as medical school residency. Dr. Debroy is married to Dr. Ron Banik, who is a dentist with Carolina Family Dentistry. They have a son, Narendra "Neil".
Dr. Amy Dietrich
Dr. Amy Dietrich grew up in a large family in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended the University of Notre Dame for her undergraduate studies and continued on at St. Louis University School of Medicine. She completed her residency along with her husband at Wright State University/Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, Ohio.
She practiced pediatrics around the country in Charleston, San Antonio, and Northern California while dutifully following her husband to his Air Force assignments. Dr. Dietrich is married to Jeff who is a local allergist in town and they have three children, Caroline, Thomas, and Maddie.
Dr. Sarah Donnelly
Dr. Sarah Donnelly attended Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. She attended Medical University of South Carolina for her Residency in Pediatrics. She is active with professional memberships and activities. Dr. Donnelly has volunteered in international service trips to Honduras. When not treating patients Dr. Donnelly enjoys traveling, crabbing, running and boating.
Dr. Farrow DuRant
Dr. Farrow DuRant grew up in Greenville, SC. She attended Wofford College for her undergraduate studies, and University of South Carolina School of Medicine for medical school. She completed her residency training at LSU New Orleans, where she served as Chief Resident. She is married to Robert and they have three children Harriet, Reese, and Counts.
Dr. Morgan Glass
Dr. Morgan Glass grew up in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. She attended the College of Charleston for her undergraduate studies and then attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Robert, and son, Garrison. Additionally, she is an avid shopper and loves going to the beach.
Dr. Kate Herwig
Dr. Kate Herwig was born and raised in a suburb of Minneapolis, MN with her two younger sisters and her parents. She attended Macalester College in St. Paul where she studied biology, Spanish, and played NCAA basketball. She then spent a year doing research at the University of Minnesota Cancer Center before moving to Philadelphia, PA to attend medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at MUSC here in Charleston. Dr. Herwig has two children, Dylan and Zoey. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, SCUBA diving, running and cooking.
Dr. Emily Johnson
Dr. Emily Johnson attended University of Louisville for her undergraduate studies. She completed her medical training and pediatric residency at University of Louisville School of Medicine. She has participated in many professional volunteer and service activities. Outside of work, Dr. Johnson enjoys walking her dog Clio, playing golf, yoga, traveling, University of Kentucky and Cincinnati Bengals football and Chicago Cubs baseball.
Dr. Casey King
Dr. Casey King attended Clemson University for undergraduate studies. She went on to earn her Master's Degree from the Citadel in psychology. Dr. King completed medical school training and pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She and her husband, Will, are both from the Charleston area and have two children Whitfield and Miller.
Dr. Catherine Kramp
Dr. Catherine Kramp attended the College of Charleston and received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She graduated medical school at the University of South Carolina. She completed her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Paul Linker, FAAP
Dr. Linker is board certified in pediatrics. He received an undergraduate degree from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He completed his residency in pediatrics at Wake Forest University Medical Center.
Dr. Lisa Lopez
Dr. Lopez attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She completed her pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Lopez and her husband have two children, Diego and Emilio.
Dr. Beena Parbhu
Dr. Beena Parbhu attended Indiana University for her undergraduate studies. She graduated medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at University of Louisville, Pediatrics. Dr. Parbhu's professional experience includes Clinical Instructor at Kosair Children's Hospital Emergency Room in Louisville KY, Pediatric Hospitalist at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando FL, Pediatrician Orlando FL and Fayetteville GA. Dr. Parbhu's professional interests include medical mission trips to Guayaquil and Quite Ecuador. Dr. Parbhu and her husband have a son, Ayan.
Dr. Benjamin "Benjie" Rodgers
Dr. Benjamin Rodgers was raised in Moncks corner. He attended Clemson University prior to graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his pediatric residency at the sixth largest children's hospital in the country, Arkansas Children's Hospital. While in Little Rock, he met his future wife, Kelly Rodgers.
Dr. Rodgers completed a sports medicine fellowship at Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he served as one of the team physicians for Rutgers University. The Dr.'s Rodgers have three daughters Hannah, Ellie, and Amelia.
Dr. Rodgers is a credentialed ImPACT consultant and works with all schools with athletes of all ages. more details...
Dr. Kelly Rodgers
Dr. Kelly Rodgers grew up in Powder Springs, GA. She attended Berry College prior to graduating from the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her pediatric residency at the sixth largest children's hospital in the country, Arkansas Children's Hospital. She remained on staff at ACH while her husband completed his residency. She also practiced in Hazlet, NJ while the "Mister Dr. Rodgers" completed a sports medicine fellowship. She is the mother of three daughters Hannah, Ellie, and Amelia.
Dr. Shilpa Shah
Dr. Shilpa Shah grew up in Anderson, SC and attended the University of South Carolina for her undergraduate studies. Dr. Shah completed her medical school training and pediatric residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Shah is married to Dr. Rahul Gupta, a local optometrist in Charleston. They have 2 children, Ayan and Sania.
Dr. Molly Slade
Dr. Molly Slade was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga. She then moved to Charleston to complete her undergraduate training at the College of Charleston. She completed her medical school training at the Medical University of South Carolina. She continued on with her residency training at MUSC where she served as Chief Resident. Molly and her husband, Hart, have a son and a sweet dog named Maggie.
Dr. Christina Tripp
Dr. Tripp is a graduate of Columbia College of South Carolina. She attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. Following medical school, Dr. Tripp completed her residency at Mercer University School of Medicine. Dr. Tripp is married to her husband, Sam, who is a nurse anesthetist. They have three children, Annabelle Grace, Luke and Colin. Dr. Tripp enjoys running, and along with her husband, has competed in numerous distance races.
Dr. Ashley Wells
Dr. Ashley Wells attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, MS. She attended Medical University of South Carolina for her Residency in Pediatrics. Dr. Wells is active in professional memberships. She has volunteered for international service trips in Ghana with Ghana Health Services and West Africa Children’s Foundation. In her time off, Dr. Wells enjoys yoga, traveling and the beach.
Dr. Sheri Scott Zieminick, FAAP
Dr. Zieminick is board certified in pediatrics. She obtained an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and a medical degree from the University of South Florida. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the Medical University of South (MUSC) Carolina Children’s Hospital. Dr. Zieminick has special interests in nutritional support and counseling from infancy to teens. She is an advocate for breast-feeding babies and mothers. She also has special interest in infant sleep patterns and managing behavior and development through the toddler year.
Dr. Zieminick and her husband, Mike, have two children, Merritt and Carter. When not working, she enjoys triathlons, watching her kids swim and play soccer, travel and spending time with her family and friends. She and her husband are also avid Florida Gator fans!
Other Medical Staff
Heather Blanton, DNP, APRN, CPNP
Heather Blanton was born and raised in Spartanburg, SC. She attended the College of Charleston for her undergraduate studies. She earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina while working as a pediatric registered nurse at MUSC Children's Hospital. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification board and is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys running, reading, music and spending time with friends and family outside of work.
Sharon Kelly-Brown, CPNP
Sharon Kelly-Brown attended University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for undergraduate studies. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina. Sharon is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
Sharon's professional career started in nursing where she was a registered nurse on the infant/toddler medical-surgical unit in the Children's Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina for 10 years. She then worked 7 years as a CPNP at MUSC's Pediatric Endocrinology clinic. Most recently Sharon worked as a nursing instructor at Trident Technical College for 3 years.
Kristen Jett, FNP-C
Kristen Jett was born and raised in Louisiana. She attended Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana where she earned her Bachelorette of Science in Nursing. She worked over 10 years as an ER nurse, including some travel nursing to California and Texas. She earned her Masters of Science in Nursing at Walden Univesity in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has a daughter London Grace. In her spare time she enjoys ballroom dancing, salsa dancing, LSU, and the Saints. She also has 6 year old Dachshund named Bella.