Fusion Clinical Research of Spartanburg

Center Information

Tessa M. Cromer, PBT(ASCP)cm, CCRP
Operations Manager
Fusion Clinical Research of Spartanburg
3070 Reidville Road, Suite B
Spartanburg, SC 29301
8645865192 (fax)
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Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Family Medicine
Healthy Volunteers
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases

Center Overview

Fusion Clinical Research of Spartanburg is a dedicated Phase II- IV research site conducting trials in a variety of indications.

Our site puts emphasis on the following:

  • quick turnaround of all start-up procedures, quality of data, high enrollment and EDC completion.

Performance Metrics

Number of Active Patients in the Database: 2500+
EDC Capabilities: Yes

Staff Certifications
Number of Certified CRCs: 2
Number of Certified PIs: 2

ACRP Certifications
Number of ACRP Certified CRCs: 1

Clinical Research Experience

Our PI, CCRC, and CCRP staff all have over 12 years of research experience in many different indications.
Dr. Andras Koser has conducted over 200 studies in the following areas:
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension/COPD
  • Bronchitis
  • Diabetes
  • Endometriosis
  • Gout
  • Hypertension
  • IBS
  • Influenza
  • Menorrhagia
  • Otitis Externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Vaccine.

Facility Description

Our outpatient location conveniently off of Reidville Road in Spartanburg and has the following on-site capabilities:
  • DEXA
  • X-Ray
  • Echocardiograms
  • Ultrasound
  • Peripheral Vascular Studies
  • 6 min walk track
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Allergy Testing
  • Exercise Stress Testing Treadmill
  • Locked drug storage room with monitoring of ambient and refrigerated temperatures
  • Secure trial master file and source data storage with limited access
  • Patient Kitchen
  • Patient lounge area with large screen TV, games, internet acces and a quite reading area
  • Large meeting room for site initiations and conferences
  • Monitoring rooms with internet access, phone access, fax/copier and shredder access.
  • Exam rooms
  • Stadiometer and scales
  • Clinical Lab with 2 ambient centrifuges and 1 refrigerated centrifuges
  • 2 -20 degree freezers, drug-room refrigerator
  • On site record storage
  • Access to Dry Ice

Investigator Experience

Andras Koser, MD, FHM, MBA, CPI, FAPCR,
Owner/Medical Director
Dr. Koser has been active in internal medicine since 1982. He began medical research in 2006 and has opened two of his own sites. One currently in Gaffney, SC and the other in Spartanburg, SC with investigator participation primarily at the Spartanburg affiliation. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a certified Principal Investigator.

Dr. Koser currently is President of the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research and has been the clinical instructor at VCOM-Carolinas in Spartanburg since 2013. He served as Clinical Instructor, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs at Vanderbilt, Clemson, and Wofford Colleges.

Pranay R. Patel, MD
Dr. Patel is the owner/director of Westside Internal Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Illinois-College of Medicine.

Stephanie Weir, ANP
Stephanie graduated from Clemson University in South Carolina and is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She currently practices at Westside Internal Medicine.

Tameka Hall, FNP
Tameka graduated from Walden University in Minnesota and is board certified through the AANP Credentialing Center. She currently practices at Westside Internal Medicine.

Staff Expertise

Fusion Clinical Research staff are ACRP and SOCRA certified. Both have current IATA training and have completed GCP training through CITI and Transcelerate. They are recognized for their previous experience and community volunteer work with many local organizations.

Dale Cook, CCRC
Lead Study Coordinator

Dale has worked with Fusion Clinical Research since January 2017. Her previous experience includes the histology lab at Spartanburg Regional and study coordinator for more than 19 years at Spartanburg Medical Research on ~ 200 trials from 1998-2017.

Tessa M. Cromer, PBT(ASCP)cm, CCRP
Operations Manager

Tessa has been with Fusion Clinical Research since February 2017. She currently works part-time with local community outreach programs and currently works with Events Partner Inc Her previous experience includes Pediatrics for 6 years and Spartanburg Medical Research from 2005-2017

Patient Demographics

We currently have the following patient database/population:
  1. Male-60%
  2. Female-40%
  3. White-60%
  4. Black-25%
  5. American Indian-1%
  6. Hispanic-2%
  7. Asian-12%

Other Information

Our site has the flexibility to utilize a Central or Local IRB.

Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss placing a clinical trial there, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.