300 W Butler Rd Mauldin, SC 29662



Exceeding Expectations One Patient at a Time

At Palmetto Internal Medicine and Primary Care, we’re committed to providing you and your loved ones with exceptional care in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. Located in Mauldin, Palmetto Internal Medicine and Primary Care is known to be the best Medical Clinic in the area. We believe that our patients deserve the best care, and we make an effort to make sure you always feel welcome and at ease.

Whether you’re coming in for a simple checkup or a more complex treatment regimen, our dedicated team of health practitioners has the skills and resources to manage all your health needs. We can’t wait to help you feel better today.

Our Providers

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    Balasubramanyam Krishniah, MD

    A native of Bangalore, India, Dr. Balasubramanyam Krishniah is a graduate of the Mysore Medical College and Research Institute. He completed his internship and residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Hospital, New York, NY. Dr.K as he is popularly known, has been practicing in the upstate for 30+ has formed Palmetto Internal Medicine and Primary Care, PA, an independent practice. 

    Dr.Krishniah is board certified in Internal Medicine and also is a Boardcertified Sonographer. This helps him to provide comprehensive care with diagnostics like Ultrasound, X-rays, Dexa, Labs, etc which leads him to come to a diagnosis quicker and care for patients in providing relief soon, all under one roof. Dr. Krishniah believes living a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent chronic illnesses and works with his patients to help them lead healthier lives. He enjoys helping patients understand their chronic conditions and empowering them to become their best self. In his free time, Dr. Krishniah enjoys golfing, biking, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.

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    Alicia Ruhland, DNP

    Alicia received her BSN, MSN, and doctoral degree from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina. She also has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Clemson University. She enjoys working with her patients to build a close relationship that can lead to improved health outcomes. She also prides herself on being diligent and thorough in patient care. When not practicing medicine, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She enjoys going to the park with her kids and walking their dogs.

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    Nicole Kizer, FNP

    Nicole Kizer, FNP- BC, has been a family nurse practitioner with Palmetto Internal Medicine since February 2020. Nicole received her BSN from the university and worked at AnMed Health in neurology and then at Prisma Health in Telemetry as an RN. While working at Prisma Health, she went back to Clemson University for her Master’s degree as an FNP.

    Nicole has a passion for delivering compassionate, evidence-based care. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, daughter, and dog.

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    Jeremy A. Fuller, FNP

    Jeremy Fuller, MS, FNP- BC, is a native of Easley, SC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences, with a French minor, from Clemson University. He attended USC- Upstate for his bachelor of Science degree, with a concentration in Nursing. He received his Master of Science degree, with a concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner, from Clemson University. He has ten years of experience as a nurse and four years of experience as a nurse practitioner. His goal, as a nurse practitioner, is to provide compassionate, evidence-based, patient-centered care, to patients in all age groups. When not practicing medicine, he enjoys traveling the world with his fraternal twin brother, playing the piano, photography, and spending time with his family and friends.

Palmetto Internal Medicine & Primary Care


300 W Butler Rd,
Mauldin, SC 29662



Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

Palmetto Internal Medicine & Primary Care


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 1:00 pm





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