Cardiologist Bios

The physicians of Palmetto Cardiology Associates

  • Joel W. Duncan, MD. FACC - Cardiologist at Palmetto Cardiology Associates

    Joel W. Duncan, MD, FACC – Cardiologist

    Dr. Joel W. Duncan, a native of Texas where he was born in 1957, has been a partner with Palmetto Cardiology Associates since 2004. He graduated from Southern Methodist University and went to medical school at Texas Tech University. After graduating from medical school, he …

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  • G. Conrad Bauknight, MD. FACC - Cardiologist at Palmetto Cardiology Associates

    Gerald C. Bauknight, Jr., MD, FACC – Cardiologist

    A 1982 Phi Beta Kappa graduate from the University of South Carolina, Dr. “Conrad” Bauknight is proud to claim a long family lineage at the University spanning four generations. Dr. Bauknight graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS in Biology with Honors …

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  • Lee O. Butterfieild, MD, FACC - Cardiologist at Palmetto Cardiology Associates

    Lee O. Butterfield, MD, FACC – Cardiologist

    “Heart Disease and stroke are the number one and three causes of death in the United States. Unfortunately here in South Carolina, they are number one and two. Just as concerning, South Carolina has the highest per capita rate of amputation for peripheral arterial disease …

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  • Ian Douglas Smith, MD, FACC – Cardiologist

    Ian Douglas Smith, MD, FACC – Cardiologist

    The inspiration to become a doctor came to me as I gazed into a campfire. My hiking companion, an older fellow who had worked in the textile industry, said, “You know what they are going to put on my gravestone: he made more and better …

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