Heather L. Brannon, MD


  • Staff physician specializing in family medicine in Mauldin, South Carolina
  • Affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System-Greenville and Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital
  • Received her medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for more than 20 years



Heather L. Brannon, MD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering skin conditions and acne. Dr. Brannon has served as a staff physician in a combat support hospital, medical director of a family practice residency clinic, and residency behavioral science curriculum coordinator. Dr. Brannon served 17 years in the Army and practiced for nine of those years.


Dr. Brannon received a BS from the United States Military Academy (1989), and her MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (1993). She did her internship and residency at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, and is board certified in family practice. 

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