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Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg

South Carolina

141 Harold Fleming Court, Spartanburg, SC 29303

(864) 515-0092

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By Participating in Clinical Research

People who volunteer to participate in clinical trials are key to the advancement of medical research. Our sites are dedicated to conducting clinical trials with an emphasis on patient care. Our physician investigators and other members of our research teams are extensively trained in different medical subspecialties as well as the complex field of clinical research. We strive to provide our study participants and sponsors a high quality, efficient and care-directed clinical trial experience.

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Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg

Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg formerly VitaLink Research, is part of the Velocity Clinical Research Organization, a wholly owned Site Organization, providing excellence in patient care, high quality data and fully integrated research sites.

Our Mission

Velocity’s mission is to bring innovative medical treatments to patients. We are committed to making clinical trials succeed by generating high quality data from as many patients as possible, as quickly as possible while providing exemplary patient care at every step.

Our Story

Conducting Clinical Trials Since 2004

Velocity Clinical Research, Spartanburg was founded in 2004. The Spartanburg location is the original research site of VitaLink Research, a multisite research network with sites across South Carolina. This site’s initial focus was on respiratory and women’s health trials. Over the years, Spartanburg has gained expertise in vaccine, infectious disease, and NASH trials.

Located off a major a highway, Spartanburg is next door to the Principal Investigator’s pulmonary practice. The site is over 10,000 square feet featuring 10 exam rooms and a 15 bed overnight patient area. Ample parking is available for patients. The local hospital is located 2 miles away.

The Spartanburg team is committed to being a resource for study volunteers, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness and to advancing medicine through research. By becoming part of the Velocity Clinical Research organization in 2021, they added new efficiencies and integration to their already comprehensive approaches to conducting clinical trials.

Our Experienced Research Team

The Velocity Spartanburg team of physician investigators and clinical research professionals are experienced clinical researchers. All physicians are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Training records and certifications are maintained. Our clinical team is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment and strives on collecting quality data.

Farhan Siddiqui, MD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Farhan Siddiqui attended medical school at Baqai Medical University and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, CT. He continued his training in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. He is Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Internal Medicine and has Medical License in North Carolina and South Carolina.

His interests include mechanical ventilation and critical care, lung cancer and managing patients with chronic respiratory illnesses. His specialized skills include endobronchial ultrasound guided lung biopsy which he applies to Pulmonary and Internal Medicine studies at Velocity. Dr. Siddiqui currently works at Upstate Lung and Critical Care Specialists in Spartanburg, Gaffney, Greenville, Union, South Carolina. Dr. Siddiqui works out of our  Spartanburg research site.

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Stacie Young, MSN, RN, AGACNP-BC

Sub Investigator

Stacie received her Master’s in Advanced Practice Nursing at the University of South Carolina and joined our research team in June 2021. Prior to joining Velocity she worked in Pulmonary and Cardiac ICU for 10 years taking care of patients at the bedside. The medical field is forever changing and staying up to date on research was an integral part of providing the best care for her patients at the bedside. As a sub investigator she gets to participate in conducting clinical research firsthand and being a part of a process to create better outcomes and care for patients.

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Marsha Gossett, CCRC

Site Manager

Marsha began her career in research in 2008, after 12 years as a surgical technologist. Marsha gained great experience as a clinical research coordinator, coordinating nearly 100 studies over her career. She brings great operational knowledge to her role as Site Manager.

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