J. Edward Nolan, MD
Joseph Edward (“Ed”) Nolan has been practicing medicine since 1996. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Nolan served his General Surgery Internship at MUSC, and completed his Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Fellowship there as well. He is Board Certified in Pain Management and specializes in interventional pain management for neck and back pain.
Allyson Thatcher, MD
Allyson Thatcher comes to Trident Pain Center with twenty years post-residency experience, including four years as an active duty Captain in the Air Force. Thatcher received her Bachelor of Science Degree from George Washington University in 1985. She then completed her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1989.
Thomas Brandt, Jr. D.O.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
Thomas Brandt, Jr. has 20 years’ experience in the pain management field. Brandt earned his Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He then earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1989.
Kristen R. Giet, PA-C
Kristen Renaud Giet was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She graduated from Summerville High School and received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Charleston Southern University. After working as a medical assistant at Trident Pain Center, she went on to pursue a Master of Science Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.
Allison Davis, NP-C
A Charleston native, Allison Davis graduated from Stratford High School and earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Clemson University in 2002. Upon graduation, Allison worked in the homebuilding industry in the Columbia, Atlanta, and Washington, DC areas.
Cherika S. Gadson, FNP-C
Cherika Gadson originally joined Trident Pain Center in 2007 as an Athletic Trainer following her graduation from Charleston Southern University. Cherika left to pursue a nursing degree and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marymount University in Virginia in 2012. She then returned to Trident Pain Center as an RN while she completed her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner from Samford University, becoming a licensed FNP-C in May 2015.