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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Octavia Amaechi, MD

Octavia Amaechi, MDContact: [email protected]
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: CUNY- York College, New York City
Medical School: University of Health Sciences Antiqua
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System- Family Medicine
Fellowship: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System- Hospital Medicine Program
Professional Interests: Hospital medicine, advocacy, community outreach, equitable care
Hobbies: Really enjoy spending quality time with family. Regular early morning gym time, singing at church and occasionally for local charity events, cooking Jamaican foods, trying our new dance moves with my daughter, and being a lifelong learner.

"I’m excited to continue our program’s 50+ year tradition of training excellent family medicine physicians. We endeavor to meet the health care needs of the Spartanburg community we serve, while also adapting to current trends and the future of family medicine practice. Our residents benefit from core and adjunct faculty with diverse professional backgrounds, but all 100% vested in optimizing the training experience for every learner. Come visit as “Intern for the Day” to see if our program is the right place for you!"

Patricia J. Bouknight, MD

Patricia J. Bouknight, MDContact: [email protected]
Title: Program Director
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Columbia College, Columbia, SC, 1985 - 1989. BA. Summa Cum Laude
Medical School: University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Charleston, SC, 1989 - 1994
Residency: Spartanburg Medical Center, 1994 - 1997 Chief Resident, 1996 - 1997
Professional Interests: Prenatal care, GYN, dermatologic procedures
Hobbies: Cooking, crafting, fishing and spending time with my two children, Kayleigh and Erin.

"I take great pride in being a graduate of this program. I have experienced first-hand what it is like to be a resident in the program and I understand and relate to residents concerns and day-to-day ups and downs. It has helped me to be a better teacher. I care about each and every one of our residents, and enjoy being surrounded by them and helping them grow as physicians and as persons. I love all aspects of family medicine - especially women's health and pediatrics. I believe our united goal as faculty in this program is to provide education that shapes residents into becoming competent physicians, who care about their patients and communities. It gives me great satisfaction to be part of this process."

Maggie Gainey, PhD

Maggie Gainey, PhDContact: [email protected]
Undergraduate: Mary Baldwin College
Graduate School: Fuller Seminary
Hometown: Kingsport, TN
Professional Interests: Clinical psychology and health psychology
Hobbies: Music (playing piano or singing), movies, and kayaking (I love the water!)


Mark T. Godenick, MD

Mark T. Godenick, MDContact: [email protected]
Appointment: Associate Professor
Undergraduate: Southern College, Tenn, 1974-1978
Medical School: Loma Linda Medical School, 1978-1982
Residency: Florida Hospital, Orlando, 1982-85 Preventive Medicine, Baltimore, 1988-89
Professional Interests: Prevention, wilderness medicine, urgent care, sports medicine, research
Hobbies: Backpacking, camping, golf, gardening, music, violin

"I was born and raised in New Jersey. My parents were very active outdoors and I grew up camping, canoeing, and backpacking. I have always enjoyed doing things outside (I participated in all sports) and have an active interest in sports medicine and wilderness medicine. After finishing medical school in Loma Linda, California and doing my residency in Orlando, Florida, I practiced rural medicine in West Virginia for three years. Then I got my Preventive Medicine degree in Maryland. Since than I have been teaching at the best Family Medicine Residency Program in the southeast, Spartanburg! I was Family Medicine Department Chairman for 5 years and can say without a doubt this is a very supportive hospital for medical education. I am raising three daughters here in Spartanburg and am proud to be associated with this great family medicine residency."

Scott Klosterman, DO

Scott Klosterman, DOContact: [email protected]
Title: Program Track Director, Osteopathic Recognition
Appointment: Associate Professor
Undergraduate: University of Washington, 1991-1995. BS Biochemistry
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1997-2001.
Residency: Medical College of Georgia, Family Medicine, 2001-2004.
Hometown: Salem, Oregon
Professional Interests: Osteopathic manipulative therapy, sports medicine, wound care and obstetrics.
Hobbies: Family, biking, golf, travel, medical missions, major league baseball and take out.

"I have a passion for teaching and mentoring others through their professional development from student to physician. I worked closely with VCOM Carolinas in all aspects of their medical student education as well as MUSC third year students. My wife Kameron and I love the Upstate and have three rambunctious boys, who keep us busy!"

Rianna Kondaveeti, DO

Rianna Kondaveeti, DOContact: [email protected]
Undergraduate: University of Miami
Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine – Bradenton
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Family Medicine
Hometown: Naples, FL
Professional Interests: Preventative medicine, hospital medicine and rural medicine
Hobbies: Watching sports (hockey and college football), hiking, running, traveling and spending time with my family.

"One of the biggest draws of the family medicine program is the well-rounded education that our residents can obtain. The hospital system offers a wide variety of experiences for the residents to partake in and enables them to choose their own career path after residency. This was the reason I chose to come here for my own training, and when looking to get into the medical education side of the field, I realized that I wanted to be part of a system that really sets up the residents to succeed."

Donna McGee, MD

Donna McGee, MDContact: [email protected]
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Duke University
Medical School: University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Residency: Spartanburg Family Medicine Residency Program 1997-2000
Hometown: Raeford, NC
Professional Interests: Women's health, dermatology, and behavioral health
Hobbies: Movies, travel, and gardening flowers and plants

"I returned to this residency program after seventeen years as a practicing family physician in Western North Carolina. I decided to transition to a career in academic medicine so that I could share my experience in the 'real world' and my passion for being a family doctor with each new class of residents. It brings me so much joy to watch our residents learn and grow in their skills and confidence during the three years that they share with us."

Stefan Montgomery, MD

Stefan Montgomery, MDContact: [email protected]
Appointment: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Furman University
Medical School: USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC
Residency: Baton Rouge General Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Charlton Methodist Sports Medicine Fellowship
Professional Interests: Sports medicine, diabetes, concussions
Hobbies: Computers & running

"After being in private practice for 10 years, I wanted to be able to share that knowledge and experience with the residents. Having done a Sports Medicine Fellowship, I wanted an opportunity to teach that part of my training to others."

Brian Mulroy, DO

Brian Mulroy, DOContact: [email protected]
Undergraduate: University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System – Family Medicine
Hometown: Greenville, WI
Professional Interests: Preventive medicine with emphasis on diet and exercise, osteopathic manipulative medicine, dermatology and evidence-based medicine
Hobbies: Spending time with my family, golf, music, and NFL football (Go Pack Go!)

“Medical education has always been my passion, and I have made it an emphasis throughout my medical career. I trained at Spartanburg Region and after 10 years of being away, I am thrilled to be back and bring some things I learned along the way. I love all aspects of medicine from the personal interactions to critically appraising the most recent medical literature. My goal is to foster each learner to become the best version of their self and find the joys in medicine.

Spartanburg Regional is a tremendous healthcare system with an incredible sense of community. The diverse patient population, volume, and pathology along with amazing faculty make this a top-notch program, and I am thrilled to be a part of it."

Jenna Reel, PharmD, BCPS

Jenna Reel, PharmD, BCPSContact: [email protected]
Title: Clinical Pharmacy Specialist - Center for Family Medicine
Appointment: Center for Family Medicine faculty and Adjunct Assistant Professor
Undergraduate: Clemson University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Residency: The Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, South Carolina
Hometown: Cheraw, SC
Professional Interests: Chronic disease state management, anti-coagulation, quality improvement, population health management, transitions of care and educating learners.
Hobbies: Spending time with my husband and our two boys, hanging out with friends on the lake, watching Clemson Football (GO Tigers) and running with our Boykin Spaniel, Dabo, and our french bulldog, Bailey.

"The Center for Family Medical program has a vision concerning patient care that aligns with my own. They think outside of the box and collaborate with other disciplines in order to provide excellent care to our patients and their family. I enjoy having the opportunity to expand services and educate learners from multiple disciplines."

Jamaeka Reid, MD

Jamaeka Reid, MDContact: [email protected]
Undergraduate: Winthrop University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)
Residency: Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System- Family Medicine
Fellowship: Surgical Obstetrics at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System
Professional Interests: Obstetrics and women's health
Hometown: Union, SC
Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with family and friends, travel, photography, baking and football.

"I am a native to the area and knew firsthand how SRHS was a leader in healthcare. I completed my residency and fellowship here and was honored to be able to stay as faculty. Our program has so much to offer our residents in both professional and personal development and I am happy to be a part of it!"

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