Meet Our Team

More movement. Less pain. Better quality of life.

From the tops of your shoulders down to the tips of your fingers, the experts at The Hand Center offer you a wide variety of experience and training.

We specialize in diagnosing and treating the simplest of sprains and strains as well as more complicated conditions such as nerve damage and even reconstruction. We’re experts in caring for the intricate network of bones, muscles and nerves that you depend on every day. The Hand Center is part of Prisma Health, which means we can help you reach experts in dozens of other specialties as well.

We welcome you to learn more about us and about how we can help you achieve more movement, less pain and a better life.

Meet Our Physicians

Timothy R. Brown, MD

Dr. Brown specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder.

After growing up in Greenville, Dr. Brown received his undergraduate degree from Fordham University and his medical degree from The University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Further training included a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the Greenville Hospital System and a fellowship in surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity in Pittsburgh, PA, before returning to practice in Greenville in 1996.

Dr. Brown is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the South Carolina Medical Association.

In addition to spending time with his wife and three children, Dr. Brown enjoys cycling and playing tennis.

Andrew Cross, MD

Dr. Cross grew up on a farm in Tennessee. He completed a B.S. in biology at King University and a D.V.M. at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Cross attended medical school at Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, receiving the M.D. degree along with AOA honor medical society membership and the James S. Thompson award for the student most likely to bring honor and dignity to the medical profession. He completed his orthopedic residency at Prisma Health followed by a hand and upper extremity fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Cross began practicing at Hand Surgery Specialists in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was involved in the training of many residents from the University of Cincinnati and hand fellows with the Mary S. Stern hand fellowship.

In 2015, Dr. Cross returned to Greenville to join The Hand Center. His practice focuses on acute and chronic hand conditions, from sprains and fractures to tendonitis and arthritis.

He enjoys spending time with his wife and children and in his spare time plays the piano and guitar.

Timothy Y. Dew, MD

Dr. Dew grew up in Indiana and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Wheaton College. He received his medical degree at the Indiana University School of Medicine and his Orthopedic residency training at the Grand Rapids Orthopedic Residency Program associated with Michigan State University. He further received a distinguished fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center.  Dr. Dew practiced surgery of the hand and upper extremity in Grand Rapids, MI from 2005-2009. He specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. He has a special interest in pediatric and congenital upper extremity disorders.

Dr. Dew is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and holds a certificate of added qualification in surgery of the hand. He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Dew enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children. His hobbies include golf, tennis, and travel. He is very involved in his church and has traveled to many countries performing hand surgery on short-term mission trips.He also volunteers at the Shriners Hospital for Children.

Gregory Faucher, MD

Dr. Faucher specializes in surgery of the hand and upper extremity. He grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., and earned his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He returned to Florida to complete his medical training at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Faucher completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University prior to finishing his training with a Hand, Upper Extremity and Microvascular fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

Clinically, Dr. Faucher treats a broad spectrum of operative and non-operative disorders of the hand and upper extremity. While he has a special interest in acute traumatic injuries and post-traumatic reconstruction, his expertise includes arthritic conditions and common injuries affecting athletes. He employs arthroscopic surgery for conditions of the wrist, elbow and shoulder, and performs carpal tunnel release through both open and endoscopic approaches.

Dr. Faucher has been recognized as board eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a candidate member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand. He also has been designated as an Emerging Leader by the American Orthopaedic Association.

Dr. Faucher enjoys running and playing soccer as well as hiking and camping with his family.

S. John Millon, MD

Dr. Millon grew up in Aiken, South Carolina and received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1989 and completed his orthopaedic training in 1994 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Millon completed his Hand and Microsurgery fellowship in 1995 at The University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas, holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Millon enjoys spending time with his wife and two college aged children when he has time off.  Dr. Millon enjoys riding his mountain bike in the woods, and he occasionally participates in endurance mountain bike races.

L. Edwin Rudisill, Jr., MD

Dr. Rudisill received his medical degree from Bowman-Gray School of Medicine in Winston Salem, North Carolina in 1980 and completed his orthopaedic training with the Greenville Hospital System in 1985. His Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship was completed at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1989.

He holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand and is a member of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Rudisill enjoys hiking, fly fishing, and has 6 rescue dogs.

John L. Sanders, MD

Dr. Sanders interests focus on reconstructive microsurgery.

He received an undergraduate degree from Furman University and a medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Sanders completed orthopaedic residency with Greenville Health System in 1997 and a research fellowship in Edmonton, Alberta in 1998.

Dr. Sanders completed his Hand and Microsurgery fellowship in 1999 in San Antonio, Texas, under David P. Green, M.D. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.

His hobbies include family, running, and swimming.

 

Margaret Smith, MD

Maggie Smith grew up in a small town in northeastern Ohio, and earned a BA with Honors in Biological Sciences from Clemson University. She then obtained her MS in Physician Assistant Studies from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Maggie began her career as a Physician Assistant working at an Urgent Care facility in rural SC, where she treated a wide range of illnesses and injuries. In 2016, she joined The Hand Center and collaborates with all of the Center’s physicians. Maggie’s practice focuses on the nonsurgical treatment of both acute and chronic hand and upper extremity conditions.

In her spare time, Maggie enjoys playing Ultimate Frisbee, yoga, and oil painting.

 

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1011 Frontage Rd.
Greenville, SC 29615
864-242-4263
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100 Healthy Way Suite 1200
Anderson, SC 29621
864-328-0173
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10630 Clemson Blvd. Suite 100
Seneca, SC 29678
864-888-3466
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333 S. Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
864-515-7500
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112 John Street, Suite 202
Easley, SC 29640
864-522-5787
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Hand Therapy

A hand therapist is an occupational or physical therapist who, through advanced study, specialized in rehabilitating patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremity.

  • They work with patients who may have been affected by an accident or trauma leaving them with wounds, scars, burns, injured tendons or nerves, fractures or even amputation of the finger, hands or arms.
  • Hand therapists also treats patients who are disabled with the effects of repetitive motion disorders such as tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome. Many patients seeking the care of a hand therapist also suffer from chronic problems such as arthritis or a neurological condition.
  • Each of our hand therapists has a degree in Occupational Therapy and has completed the requirements for a Certified Hand Therapist. Their combined hand therapy experience totals more than 50 years of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
Meet Our Hand Therapists
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Susan Hall, OTR/L,CHT

Susan Hall received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in 1993, and her Masters of Rehabilitation Science at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000.  She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2006.

Ann D. Schaumburg, OTR/L, CHT

Ann received her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy from the Medical College of Virginia. Ann has practiced in the hand therapy field for over 25 years and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 1991. From 1984 to 1993 Ann was Director of the Gaul Hand Center in Charlotte.

Teresa S. Tinsley, OTR/L, CHT

Teresa is our Director of Hand Therapy. She received her undergraduate degree in Occupational Therapy in 1982 from the Medical University of South Carolina. She received her Masters in Business Administration from Clemson University in 1992. Teresa became a Certified Hand Therapist in 1997.

Sheryl V. Massey, OTR/L, CHT

Sheryl received her undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has practiced occupational therapy since 1987 and completed the requirements to a Certified Hand Therapist in 1995.

Doug Thomas, OTR/L, CHT

Doug brings a high level of energy and personality to the patients he treats. He has been an Occupational / Certified Hand Therapist for over 20 years specializing in the treatment of injuries and conditions unique to the hand and upper extremity. He provides therapeutic intervention to prevent dysfunction, restore function and/or reverse the progression of pathology of the upper limb in order to enhance an individual’s ability to execute tasks and to participate fully in life situations.

Julie Ward, OTR/L, CHT

Julie received an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Texas A&M in 1997 and a Bachelors of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 1999. She became a Certified Hand Therapist in 2005.