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SPARTANBURG, SC-- Timothy Scott Llewelyn, M.D., beloved area physician, passed away April 11, 2014, following a valiant struggle against cancer at the age of 63. He actively practiced internal medicine for 30 years in Spartanburg, serving over 20 years with the Spartanburg Regional Medical Group of the Carolinas.
Born November 6, 1950, in Baltimore, MD, and raised primarily in Lancaster, SC, medicine was a natural following for Tim, as he was the son of parents who were both physicians, (Louis G. Llewelyn and Helen Ensor Llewelyn). His educational background includes a BS Degree from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC where he was President of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, a Master of Public Health degree from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, a MD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC, and became Board Certified in Internal Medicine after completing his residency through the University of South Carolina Medical School, Columbia, SC. He served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.
The recipient of numerous honors throughout his career, he was most proud to have been named the 2009 D. C. Hull Physician of the Year, in grateful appreciation of his many years of dedicated, unselfish devotion to his patients, his staff, the Spartanburg County Medical Society, and serving as a Trustee to the South Carolina Medical Association. He was a Board Member of the Medical Review of the Carolinas, and was a founding member of the St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic, the first free medical clinic in Spartanburg County where he chaired the steering committee and served as the clinic's first Chairman of the Board. He was a former Chief of Staff at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center and served on the Credentials Committee, leading many physicians into the world of Bow Ties and those with Bow Ties are encouraged to wear them in his honor.
Dr. Llewelyn was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg, a former member of the Vestry, former youth basketball coach, and an active leader in the Boy Scouts of America - Troop 1. He was a former member of the Spartanburg Downtown Rotary Club among other clubs and associations throughout the upstate.
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Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from Apr. 14 to Apr. 15, 2014