Dr. John Burrell was born in Spartanburg. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in chemistry with honors from Hampden Sydney College. He then received his M.D. degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia. He completed his residency in family medicine at AnMed Health in Anderson, SC. John currently lives in Irmo, where he spends his free time with his wife, Jessica, twin daughters Grace and Sophie, their golden retriever, Maggie, and their Doberman Pinscher, Anka.