Peter J. Neidenbach, M.D. , FAAD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Dermatology
Medical Univ. of So. Carolina

Education and Licensure

1982-1986       Presbyterian College, Clinton, S.C; B.S., Summa cum laude, Chemistry
1987-1991       Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.; Doctor of Medicine,
                      Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society
1991-1992       Bowman Gray School of Medicine/North Carolina Baptist Hospital,
                      Winston-Salem,  N.C., Intern in Medicine/Pediatrics
1992-1995       Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C., Dermatology
                      Residency Chief Resident in Dermatology (1994-1995)
                      Women's Dermatologic Society Fellowship (1995)

American Board of Dermatology
Diplomate - October 23,1995
Recertified - June 17, 2004

S.C. Board of Medical Examiners
North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners
National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Organizations
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • South Carolina Dermatology Association Secretary/Treasurer, 2004-2005, 2007-2008 President, 2008-2009
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • Christian Medical Dental Society
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • Spartanburg County Medical Society Executive Committee, 1998-2000 Treasurer, 2000-2001
  • Piedmont Dermatological Society of S.C
  • American Society for Photodynamic Therapy
Hospital Appointments

1995 - Present - Spartanburg Regional Hospital, Spartanburg, S. C.
1998 - Present - Spartanburg Hospital Restorative Care, Spartanburg, S. C.
1995 - Present - Mary Black Memorial Hospital, Spartanburg, S. C.
1995 - Present - St. Lukes Hospital, Columbus, N.C.

Caroline Brown, P.A.-C.


  • Bachelor of Science: Physician Assistant
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, South Carolina
  • Bachelor of Science: Biochemistry College of Charleston
    Charleston, South Carolina
    Cum Laude

Professional Experience 

  • Westside Dermatology Spartanburg, South Carolina

  • Gastroenterology Associates
    Spartanburg Regional Health System
    Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Piedmont Gastroenterology
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Mary Black Gastroenterology Associates
    Spartanburg, South Carolina

Related Professional Experience 

  • Advisory Committee, Three Rivers Pharmaceuticals 2009

  • Speaker Bureaus, Schering 2002-2005

  • Projects In Knowledge, Care & Counsel II, Tarrytown, NY 2004

  • Projects In Knowledge, Care & Counsel I: Helping Patients Stay the Course, Atlanta, GA

  • Research Assistant, Pharmaceutical Research Corporation, Charleston, SC 1996-1998

  • Teacher’s Assistant, Stockroom Assistant, College of Charleston
    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry 1994-1996

Amy Krahl, P.A.-C.


  • Master of Physician Assistant Studies – Awarded May 2009

  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology – Awarded August 2006

  • University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
Professional Experience 

  • Cosmetic Dermatology Venus Med Spa, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Sleep Medicine Baptist Health Little Rock, Arkansas

  • Locum tenens Family Medicine for Concentra Dallas, Texas

Licensure/Professional Organizations 

  • Georgia License – Current

  • DEA License

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS  

  • NCCPA Certified

Chris Thompson
, P.A.-C.

Professional Experience 

  • Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Spartaqnburg SC

  • Georgia Dermatlogy and Skin Cancer Center, Augusta GA

  • Family Dermatology, Augusta GA

  • Central Dermatology, Augusta GA

Licensure/Professional Organizations 

  • American Association of Physican Assistants

  • Member Society of Dermatological Physician Assistants

  • Member of South Carolina Dermatological Physician Assistants

  • South Carolina State License

  • Georgia State License

  • DEA License

Christine R. Bruner, M. D.

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine
    Winston-Salem, N.C., Medical Doctorate, May 2002
  • Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    Cambridge, MA, Graduate studies in Religion and
    Literature, September 1996-May 1997
  • Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., B.A. with honors,
    magna cum laude, French Major with concentration in
    Premedical Studies, May 1996
Residency Training 

  • Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program,
    Houston, Texas, 2004-2006
  • Univ. of Texas-Houston Dept.. of Dermatology 2003
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 2002-2003
Professional Experience 

  • Preceptorship with Dr. Peter J. Neidenbach, 2010
  • Memorial Hermann Neighborhood Health Center,
    Houston, Texas Medical Director 2006-2009
  • Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program,
    Houston, Texas, 2006
  • Harris County Hospital District, Houston, Texas, 2006
Licensure/Professional Organizations 

  • S. C. Board of Medical Examiners, February 2011
  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine,
    July 2006-present
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • S.C. Medical Association, Member
  • S.C. Dermatological Association, Associate Member
Community Service and Volunteer Activities 

  • Board of Directors, First Presbyterian Church Weekday
    School, August 2010-present
  • Chair of Preschool Committee and Member of Weekly
    Programs at First Pres. Church, August 2010-present
  • Assisted with medical relief efforts for Katrina
  • Medical mission team member to Dominican Republic
  • Subcommittee Chair, Zeroderm Pigmentosum Fundraiser
  • Co-Founder & Group Leader Premedical Student
    Volunteer Program at Hemby Children’s Hospital
  • Member of UNICEF vaccination team and counselor in
    Family planning clinic in Yaounde, Cameroon, 1995

Brent Taylor, M. D.
Dr. Brent Taylor attended Harvard College, where he graduated magna cum laude in three years with a bachelor of arts in biochemical sciences. He attended Vanderbilt School of Medicine on a full, merit-based scholarship and graduated from medical school in 2009. During his residency training at Medical University of South Carolina, he published sentinel research on Mohs surgery laboratory techniques. He then completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Mohs surgery and procedural dermatology as Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. His fellowship training focused on skin cancer and reconstruction as well as minimally invasive vein treatments including endovenous laser ablation and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. After graduation, he worked as a Mohs surgeon at University of Florida in Gainesville. He then joined Advanced Dermatology and is honored to be part of an outstanding network of skin care specialists.
  • Procedural Dermatology / Mohs Fellowship; Scripps Clinic; La Jolla, California
  • Dermatology Residency, Medical University of South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina
  • Doctor of Medicine 2005-2009; Vanderbilt School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Arts (Biochemical Sciences) 2001-2004; Harvard College; Cambridge, Massachusetts

Jian Wu, PA-C

Jian worked as primary care physician in his home Country of China, as Neurosurgery Physican
Assistant at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, and most recently as Dermatology Physician Assistant
at Yale University Health Center.


  • Physician Assistant Program, Union College,
    Lincoln, Nebraska, B.S. Physician Assistant
    Graduated in 2005
  • Shandong Medical University, Jinan City, China
    M.D. Clinical Medicine, Graduated in 1992

  • 2008-2011 – Dermatology Physician Assistant,
    Dermatology Department, Yale University
    Health Center, New Haven, CT
  • 2005-2008 – Neurosurgery Physician Assistant
    Neurosurgery Department, Johns Hopkins
    Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • 1992-1998 - Primary Care Physician
    Medical Center of Xian Union University,
    Xian City, China

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Certified June 2004
  • Physician Assistant Certificate – Certified August 2005
Honors and Awards 

  • National Dean’s List
  • Dean’s Distinguished list, Union College, NE
  • Scholarship, St. Luke’s Hospital, Health Care Foundation
Professional Organizations 

  • American Academy of Physican Assistant
    Member since 2004
Special Interest

  • Human aging, Publication: “Age-dependent changes in superoxide anion free radical level and activity of SOD and Cathepsin D in human fetus lung fibroblast cells”, Jian Wu,
    et al., Comprehensive Medicine of China. Vol. 6, p. 415-417, 1997.


  • Feet Care (03/2004) Foot Clinics in Day Watch Center, NE
  • Diabetes Screening (06/2004) Church’s Health Fair, NE