Meet the Providers

Steve-FreemanSteven E. Freeman, M.D.

Education:

  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine – M.D.
  • Clemson University – Ph.D. in Microbiology
  • Clemson University – B.S. in Microbiology

Practice:

  • Private Practice – Adult Medicine Specialists of Easley, 2003 – Present
  • Medical Staff – Palmetto Baptist of Easley, 1998 – Present
  • Chairman Department of Medicine – Palmetto Baptist of Easley, 1999-2003
  • Private Practice – Fleetwood Internal Medicine, Easley, 1998-2003
  • Completed Internal Medicine Residency, University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Richland Memorial Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia SC, 1998
  • Chief Resident, University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Richland Memorial Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia SC, 1997-1998
  • House Staff, University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Richland Memorial Hospital Department of Internal Medicine, Columbia, SC, 1995-1998
  • Class of 1995, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia SC 1991-1995
  • Associate Scientist, Center for Basic and Applied Medical Research, Center of Photomedicine, Lovelace Medical Foundation, Albuquerque, NM, 1986-1991
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, 1987-1991
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, Long Island, NY, 1984-1986
  • Visiting Instructor, Department of Microbiology, Clemson University, Clemson SC, 1983-1984
  • Graduate Assistant, Department of Microbiology, Clemson University, Clemson SC, 1980-1983

Professional Memberships:

  • American Medical Association
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • American Association of Sleep Medicine

Certification:

  • 2010 – American Board of Sleep Medicine
  • 1999 (2009 Recertification) – American Board of Internal Medicine
  • 1995-Medical Licensure Certification, South Carolina

Director of AMS Rapid Weight Loss Center

Ellen-YoungAngie Bell, FNP

Education:

  • Clemson University - M.S. Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Clemson University – B.S. Nursing

Practice:

  • 12 years

Certification:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Affiliate American Bariatric Society of Physician
  • Basic life support (CPR and ACLS)

Special Interests:

  • Interior Decorating
  • Clemson football
  • Cooking
  • Being with family

Richard A. BanksRichard A. Banks, MD

Education:

  • Medical University of South Carolina – M.D.
  • Wofford College, Spartanburg SC – B.S. in Biology – Magnum Cum Laude

Practice:

  • Adult Medicine Specialists of Easley, P.A , November 2013 - present
  • Heritage Essential Medical Services, Inc. December 2012 – present
  • ED Care (United Emergency Services, Inc.) – 2002 – 2012
  • South Eastern Emergency Physicians – 2001 – 2009
  • Oaktree Medical Centre – 2007 – 2013
  • Easley Family Practice and Internal Medicine – 1991 – 1997, 2001 - 2007
  • Saint Francis Emergency Medicine – 2000 – 2001
  • Upstate Medical Associates – 1998 – 2000
  • Foothills Emergency Medicine -1997 – 1998
  • Lieutenant Commander Inactive Reserve Medical Corps USNR – Commissioned 1980 – Active Duty 1987 – 1991

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians – member since 1985

Other roles:

  • Chairman, Partners Health Network Board of Directors – 2004 – 2007
  • Young Life National Committee for Caperneum – 2010 – present

Certification:

  • 1985 – Medical Licensure Certification
  • 1987 (recertification 2007) – American Board of Family Medicine

Ellen-YoungEllen C. Young, PA-C

Education:

  • Medical University of South Carolina  - M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies
  • Clemson University – B.S. in Biological Sciences

Practice:

  • 3 years

Certification:

  • Board Certified by National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants
  • PA in SC
  • Basic life support 

Special Interests:

  • Reading
  • Gardening
  • Volunteering with Samaritan Health Clinic
  • Clemson Football
  • Coaching basketball at church
  • Playing softball at church

Megan BennettMegan Bennett, FNP-BC

Education:

  • Masters of Science in Nursing: Family Nursing Practitioner
  • South University – Savannah, GA: Graduation January, 2016
  • Graduated with High Honors GPA 3.90
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing
    Lander University - Greenwood, SC: December, 2011

Practice:

  • Registered Nurse – 4 years

Certification:

  • Board Certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Basic Life Support

Hobbies:

  • Reading
  • Playing with our dogs
  • Clemson football
  • Spending time on lake with family