Richard L. Bradner, MD
Dr. Bradner received his Medical Degree from the University of North Carolina and completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Vermont. He then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. He joined Dr. Lesslie in the Emergency Department at the then York General Hospital in 1982. Dr. Bradner is board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Certified Medical Examiner for the Department of Transportation. He served as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center, Piedmont Hospital and University Medical Center. He has also served as Chief of Staff at Piedmont Medical Center.
Dr. Bradner co-founded Riverview Medical Center in 1986 and Arrowood Medical Center in 1987. Dr. Bradner is a certified Medical Review Officer for Drug and Alcohol Testing and has practiced Occupational Medicine and General Practice full-time for over thirty years.
Jason T. Given, MD
Dr. Jason Given was born and raised in British Columbia, Canada and graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1999. He was a professional hockey player for the Columbus Cottonmouths and worked in the mining industry before beginning medical school in 2003 at Saba University in Netherlands-Antilles. Dr. Given went on to train at the Greenville Hospital System Family Medicine Residency Program in South Carolina, where he was also chief resident.
Dr. Given joined Riverview Medical Center in 2011. He is board-certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a Certified Medical Examiner for the Department of Transportation.
Shannon Horton, APRN-C
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - Certified
Shannon received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina in 2004 and graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2016. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Shannon worked as a Registered Nurse for 12 years. Shannon joined the Riverview staff in 2017.
Robert D. Lesslie, MD, MPH
Medical Doctor, Master of Public Health
Dr. Robert Lesslie co-founded Riverview Medical Center in 1986 and Arrowood Medical Center in 1987. He has been practicing in Rock Hill since 1981. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and continued his training in Greenville, SC and in Charlotte, NC where he was chief resident at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lesslie is board-certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He has also been specializing in Occupational Medicine since opening Riverview and Arrowood and received his Masters in Public Health in 1999 from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is a certified Medical Review Officer for Drug and Alcohol Testing and a Certified Medical Examiner for the Department of Transportation.
For more than a decade, he has been writing newspaper and magazine columns and human interest stories. The release of “Angels in the ER” in 2008 marked his first published book and it has sold over 200,000 copies. Since then, he has written “Angels on Call”, “Angels and Heroes”, “Angels on the Night Shift”, “Notes from a Doctor’s Pocket”, “Miracles in the ER”, “50 Ways to Lower your Cholesterol” and 50 Ways to Lower your Blood Pressure”.
Salvatore Bianco, MD
Dr. Bianco received his Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Stony Brook where he majored in biology. He received his medical degree from SUNY Buffalo in upstate New York.
Dr. Bianco completed a three year residency program in Family Medicine in Spartanburg, SC in 1999 and he also served as their Chief Resident. His passion has been in urgent care and he has over 20 years of experience providing care to patients in the urgent care setting. He joined the Riverview family in 2015.
Dr. Bianco enjoys spending quality time at home with his wife and their teenage son.
Justin D. Mitchell, PT
Physical Therapist, Paramount Physical Therapy Services
Justin grew up and attended high school in a suburb of Chicago, IL. He relocated to Raleigh North Carolina in 1991 with his father. Justin attended East Carolina University from 1992 until 1997 during which time he received two degrees. He obtained a degree in Exercise and Sport Science in May of 1995 and then graduated from the Department of Allied Health Sciences / Physical Therapy with Honors in May of 1997.
Justin settled in the Charlotte area after college and has been practicing Physical Therapy locally since 1999. He initially joined the Riverview and Arrowood team of professionals in August of 2004 and has since started his own business, Paramount Physical Therapy Services, LLC. Justin continues to provide all of the physical therapy services performed at both Riverview and Arrowood Medical Centers. Unlike other Physical Therapy clinics, Justin treats his patients without the use of assistants or other medical staff and knows the benefits of this continuity of care.
Sarah Boyd Simpson, PA-C
Physician Assistant - Certified
Sarah Boyd Simpson earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition from Clemson University. Prior to PA school she practiced as a Registered Dietitian in Shelby, NC. She earned her Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from East Carolina University. Sarah holds licenses in both North and South Carolina. She is a native of Rock Hill, SC and currently lives in the area with her husband Alex and their dog Muggsy.
Hannah Faulkenberry, APRN, FNP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner - Certified
Hannah received her Associate Degree of Applied Science in Nursing from York Technical College in 2011. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2015 and graduated with a Masters of Science in Health Nursing from the University of South Carolina Columbia in 2017. Hannah has worked in primary care since 2017 and prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, worked as a registered nurse for 6 years. Hannah joined the Riverview staff in 2019.