McLeod Health is thrilled to announce the addition of two new members to its medical staff. Dr. Lisa M. Ryder, MD, has joined McLeod Emergency Physicians and the McLeod Regional Medical Center Medical Staff, while Dr. Akida J. Green, MD, has joined the Department of Inpatient Medicine at McLeod Loris Seacoast as a Hospitalist.
Dr. Ryder, a native of Rome, New York, comes to McLeod with a passion for emergent care that began with service as a paramedic before leading her to pursue a career in emergency medicine. She received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine in Syracuse, New York in 2017 and completed her Residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester Department of Emergency Medicine in Rochester, New York in 2021. Along with her husband Justin Hartley, she enjoys travel, cooking and hosting social events and spoiling their dogs Shadow and Luna.
Dr. Green comes to McLeod from the upstate region of South Carolina where he previously worked at Prisma Health and Incompass Health. Additionally, he served as the Medical Director of the Anderson Free Clinic in Anderson South Carolina . He completed his medical degree at Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) in 2004 and finished his Internal Medicine Residency at Summa Akron City Hospital Akron Ohio ,in 2007 . In his free time , Dr Green enjoys singing , playing billiards/pool , violin , weightlifting and board games/card games .
McLeod Health welcomes both Drs Ryder and Green along with their families to the Carolinas coast and the McLeod community