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Three new providers join Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group

HomeNews and Events > Three new providers join Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group
12/9/2017

Bhavana Narala, MD, Duncan Norton, MD, Leah Mitchell, DNPPediatric endocrinologist Bhavana Narala, MD, has joined Palmetto Health-USC Pediatric Endocrinology. She received her medical degree from the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and completed her residency in pediatrics at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. When not working, Narala likes to spend time with her family and enjoys travel and photography.

Duncan Norton, MD, has joined Palmetto Health-USC General and Hospital Pediatrics as a hospitalist. He is a graduate of Wofford College. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia and completed his pediatric residency at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital. He is presently completing a primary care ultrasound fellowship at the USC School of Medicine and is actively involved in the education of medical students and residents in the use of point-of-care ultrasound. His research and clinical interests are pediatric point-of-care ultrasound and hospital medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, going hiking and Gamecock athletics.

Leah Mitchell, DNP, APRN, CPNP, is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner who recently joined Palmetto Health-USC Pediatric Neurology. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and completed her doctorate in nursing practice at the Medical University of South Carolina. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, playing the piano and baking.

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