Our Team



Daud Nawabi, MD
Dr. Daud Nawabi founded Lowcountry Hematology and Oncology as a solo practice and nurtured its growth into a multi-location, multi-physician practice providing cancer care to patients across the Lowcountry. Dr. Nawabi completed his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and earned his MD from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), where he went on to complete his residency and fellowship training in hematology and medical oncology at Hollings Cancer Center. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.
Gretchen Meyer, MD
Dr. Gretchen Meyer is a native of Kentucky and graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she earned a graduate degree in healthcare administration before deciding to shift toward direct patient care. She earned her MD from MUSC, where she also completed a residency and fellowship in hematology and oncology. Dr. Meyer is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.
Matthew Beldner, MD
Dr. Beldner is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. He was raised in Charleston, graduated from Porter-Gaud School and completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University. He received his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in medical oncology and hematology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He has been a partner at Lowcountry Hematology and Oncology since 2007. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife, who is pharmacist at the VA Medical Center, and their three young sons.
Yanis Bellil, MD
Dr. Bellil completed his undergraduate degree at The College of Charleston and earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Bellil completed his fellowship in hematology and oncology at Duke University Medical Center with a clinical research focus on lung cancer. He is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology and has been practicing in the Charleston area for three years.
Ryan Kalinsky, MD
Dr. Kalinsky completed his undergraduate degree at Emory University and earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He completed his residency at Vanderbilt University in internal medicine. Dr. Kalinsky completed his fellowship in geriatric medicine at Vanderbilt and in hematology and oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. He is board certified in both hematology and oncology as well as internal and geriatric medicine.
Mark Burbridge, DO
Dr. Mark Burbridge earned his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center in Fort Worth, TX. He completed his internal medicine residency at Keesler Medical Center in Mississippi and his fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Burbridge is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology.