McLeod Health Welcomes These New Physicians


McLeod Health welcomes Akida J. Green, MD, and Lisa M. Ryder, MD, to the medical staff.

Dr. Green joins the Department of Inpatient Medicine at McLeod Loris Seacoast as a Hospitalist. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Dr. Green comes to McLeod from the upstate region of South Carolina where he previously served on the medical staff of Prisma Health and Incompass Health. He also served as Medical Director of the Anderson Free Clinic in Anderson, South Carolina. He received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (NEOUCOM) in Rootstown, Ohio, in 2004, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio, in 2007. In addition to his medical interests, Dr. Green enjoys singing, billiards/pool, playing violin, weightlifting, and board games/card games. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Green to the Carolinas coast and the McLeod community.

Dr. Ryder joins McLeod Emergency Physicians and the McLeod Regional Medical Center Medical Staff. A native of Rome, New York, Dr. Ryder’s passion for emergent care began with service as a paramedic, ultimately leading to her path as an emergency medicine physician. Dr. Ryder received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine of Syracuse, New York, in 2017. She completed her Residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester Department of Emergency Medicine, Rochester, New York, in 2021. She and her husband, Justin Hartley, enjoy travel, cooking, hosting social events, and spoiling their dogs, Shadow and Luna. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ryder and her family to McLeod and the Florence community.