Dr. Anotonovich with assistant and patient

Current Residents


Tammam Alanazi

Tammam Alanazi, MD

Medical School: King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, College of Medicine 

Intern year: Medical University of South Carolina, preliminary year, Internal Medicine 

Why I chose MUSC: strong program, great faculty and approachable mentors with also amazing work environment, diverse patient population, and on top of that, the beautiful city of Charleston.

Hobbies: cooking, watching NBA games, trying different cuisines, online shopping and spending time with friends.

Dermatology Interests: general dermatology, disorders of hair and nails, dermatopathology, procedural and aesthetic dermatology. 


Amanda Ederle

Amanda Ederle, MD

Undergrad: University of Arkansas Medical school: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Intern year: Baptist Health - Springhill 

Hobbies: dog rescue, traveling, woodworking, going to the beach, eating good local food

Why I chose MUSC: The people and the place!  The residents at MUSC seemed genuinely happy, and the faculty was very supportive.  Not to mention that Charleston is such a fun area to live and explore!

Andraia Li

Andraia Li, MD

Undergrad: Clemson University 

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina 

Intern year: Medical University of South Carolina 

Hobbies: Traveling, photography, crocheting, trying new workout classes and restaurants, spending time with friends and family 

Why I chose MUSC: MUSC provides comprehensive training across all aspects of dermatology. The faculty and co-residents at MUSC are incredibly supportive, creating an inclusive and collaborative environment that fosters personal and professional growth. 

Dermatological interests: Complex medical dermatology, general and procedural dermatology 


Alexandra Richmond

Alexandra Richmond, MD

Undergrad: University of Mary Washington

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina 

Intern year: Northside Hospital Gwinnett 

Hobbies: Baking, Pilates/yoga, traveling

Why I chose MUSC: MUSC really has it all! It's a very well-rounded program with excellent training in medical dermatology, dermatopathology, pediatric dermatology, cosmetics, and surgical dermatology. There are also opportunities to get involved in research. We have incredible faculty who are supportive and really want to see the residents succeed. The residents are so friendly and create a great working environment! And Charleston is such a fun city with amazing restaurants and beautiful beaches!

Dermatological interests: Medical dermatology, dermatopathology, procedural and cosmetic dermatology

John Valentino

John Valentino, MD

Undergrad: Louisiana State University

Medical School: Louisiana State University at New Orleans

Intern Year: Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Transitional Year, Family Medicine, Asheville, NC

Hobbies: Pickup-soccer, golf, cars, poker, fishing

Why I Chose MUSC: During my 4th year away rotation at MUSC, I found MUSC attracts hard-working residents that still know how to have fun. I was also amazed at how approachable the high-caliber faculty at MUSC were. The quality faculty and residents attract a wide, complex patient population great for resident learning in all subspecialities. 

Dermatological interests: General Dermatology, Cutaneous Oncology, Complex Medical Dermatology, Biologic Therapies


Alex Drohan

Alex Drohan, MD

Undergrad: Clemson University

Medical School: MUSC

Intern year: MUSC IM Prelim

Hobbies: Boating, watching football, golfing, canes chicken

Why I chose MUSC: Every day I feel so fortunate to be a part of this program. The faculty are superb clinicians who also happen to be down to earth, approachable, and fun. The residents are hardworking, impressive individuals who are also always down to go to one of the many beaches, restaurants, or breweries Charleston has to offer. The nurses and staff are excellent, hilarious, and make clinic a positive an efficient workplace. Together, we see a wide variety of dermatologic disease and help hundreds of people every day.

Dermatologic interests: General dermatology, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer, and surgical/procedural dermatology

Carter Hebel

Carter Hebel, MD

Undergrad: Clemson University 

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

Intern year: Spartanburg Regional

Hobbies: boating, fishing, anything on the water

Why I chose MUSC: The world-renowned faculty who are also approachable and passionate about teaching, the collegial environment, and of course being in my favorite place in the world! 

Dermatologic Interests: acne, injections, and minor procedures


Samara Pollock

Samara Pollock, MD

Undergrad: Columbia University 

Med school: Boston University School of Medicine 

Intern year: Mercy Medical Center Prelim internal medicine  

Hobbies: spinning, yoga, tennis, long walks, spending time outdoors, reading fantasy romance novels, spoiling my nephew  

Why MUSC: MUSC is an amazing place to train, from the world class leaders in the field and diversity of patients seen, to the best coresidents and support staff, I couldn’t ask for a better place! Also being somewhere people want to visit is definitely a plus  

Dermatology interest: general dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, dermatopathology 

Alan Snyder

Alan Snyder, MD

Undergrad: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina

Intern Year: Medical University of South Carolina

Hobbies: Surfing, running, making hot sauce, wiener dogs, hunting, travel 

Why I chose MUSC: You can pursue any passion or interest here and the faculty or institution will provide infinite support and connections to see that become a reality. Our attendings are truly dedicated to our success as well as teaching, and our didactics are well rounded. Plus, our program has a lot of fun – Charleston’s amenities make that easy.

Dermatological Interests: Complex Med Derm, Wound Healing, Biomedical Innovation, Clinical Research, Genodermatoses


Alanoud Alhadyani

Medical school: King Saud University, College of Medicine 

Intern year: Medical University of South Carolina, preliminary year, Internal Medicine 

Why I chose MUSC: Amazing faculty and mentors, interesting and diverse pathology, the best co-residents, and a beautiful city. 

Hobbies: traveling, sports, cooking, cars, shopping and spending time with family and friends.

Dermatology Interest: Medical dermatology, dermatopathology, procedural and cosmetic dermatology. 


Chelsea Eason

Undergraduate school (degree): Clemson University (B.A. - Biological Sciences, Psychology)

Medical school: Medical University of South Carolina 

Intern year: Medical University of South Carolina Preliminary Year

Hobbies: live music, yoga, trying new restaurants, international travel, spending time outdoors

Why I chose MUSC:  MUSC has excellent faculty educators who are passionate about mentorship and leaders in the field. The learning environment is truly unmatched – everyone genuinely enjoys working with each other residents feel supported and valued. The program is extremely well-rounded and exposes you to diverse patient populations, clinical settings, and practice styles. 

Dermatologic interests: cosmetic dermatology, public health/skin cancer prevention, dermatologic conditions in skin of color


David Duff

Undergrad: University of Mississippi

Med School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine

Int Year: Dallas Presbyterian Hospital  

Hobbies: Live Music, Watching College Football, Knitting, Swimming, Traveling with my wife

Why I Chose MUSC: 100% the people. When I rotated here in my 4th year I found a program where everyone genuinely enjoyed being around each other from the residents to the attendings to the support staff. Also this program has world-renowned faculty who also happen to be some of the kindest, most approachable people I have ever met.

Dermatologic Interests: medical dermatology, procedural and cosmetic dermatology “

Chandler Jansen

Undergraduate: Augustana University

Med School: University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine

Intern Year: University of South Dakota Transitional Year

Hobbies: golf, taking dogs to the beach, watching sports (especially college football), trying new restaurants, hiking and doing things outside 

Why I chose MUSC: After rotating, MUSC felt like the perfect match for me because the program has such phenomenal faculty truly dedicated to resident education. In addition to top-notch training, the atmosphere of the program is collegial and so much fun! The residency feels like a family!  Plus, Charleston is such a fun and beautiful place to live!

Dermatology interests: Cutaneous oncology, Dermatologic Surgery


Katie Lynam

Undergraduate school (degree): College of Charleston, Bachelor of Science in Biology  

Medical school: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Medicine Intern year: Prisma Health – Greenville internal medicine preliminary year

Hobbies: cooking, yoga, gardening, mountain biking, and learning to surf

Why I chose MUSC: MUSC had everything I was looking for in a dermatology program: varied clinical experience with fellowship trained faculty, diversity of patients and clinical settings, world class educators, extensive procedural experience, and a team-oriented attitude amongst the residents. I could not ask for a better program in a better place to live than MUSC.

Dermatologic interests: dermatopathology, general dermatology, and procedural dermatology