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MUSC to celebrate Doctors' Day

National Doctors' Day, recognized each year on March 30, is a day to celebrate the contribution of physicians who serve the country by caring for its citizens.

U.S. News & World Report ranked MUSC the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina, recognizing 48 MUSC physicians from 24 specialty areas as "Top Doctors," and Best Doctors Inc. recognized more than 270 MUSC physicians as Best Doctors.

Following are comments made to MUSC physicians from patients:

"Dr. Walter Limehouse (Emergency Medicine) was professional and concerned to resolve my issue. Dr. Limehouse has a great bedside manner!"

"We thank Dr. Margaret Villers (OB-GYN) for her calming/knowledgeable help in my labor experience. She was amazing!"

"Dr. Scott Bradley (surgery) and all of the members of the MUSC Children's Heart Program, pleases accept our thanks for the work you do on behalf of "heart kids" across South Carolina. You are the best."

"Our heartfelt thanks to Drs. Eric Powers (cardiology) and Robert Fenning (hematology) for their excellent care, patience and listening."

"It was a sincere pleasure to have Dr. Robert Stroud (OB-GYN) as my attending physician. He was cheerful, positive and upbeat, and took the time to answer my questions. I feel blessed to have such a caring and dedicated doctor assigned to my care. He is an asset to his profession and MUSC."

"My Dr. Stuart Leon (General Surgery), is truly an outstanding surgeon in every respect. He is caring and takes the time to ensure a patient's needs are met. I have never left his office without knowing I received the very best of care possible."

"Dr. Edwin Smith (Specialty Care West Ashley Rheumatology & Immunology) listens to what I have to say. I know he cares about me and will do everything he can to help me with my problems. I am confident that I get the best care available when I see Dr. Smith."

"I have been so pleased with the care I have received from Drs. Gretchen Reinhart and Robbie Conatser (Specialty Care West Ashley OB-GYN). I would recommend these wonderful doctors to anyone and everyone who would listen!"

"Dr. Shane Woolf (Specialty Care North Charleston Orthopaedic Surgery) is an excellent communicator and extremely compassionate, outstanding with both patient and patient's family."

"Dr. Eric Lentsch (Specialty Care North Charleston Otolaryngology) is very approachable, kind and professional. Dr. Lentsch had the best bedside manner of any doctor I have ever seen."

"I would highly recommend my physician, Dr. Paul Underwood (East Cooper Women's Center). In addition to his medical expertise, he was personable and compassionate."

"It was the incredible team work of my MUSC doctors, nurses, lab technicians, assistants and staff who I refer to as my MUSC family that I celebrate today and every day. My family includes Drs. Robert Stuart (hematology/oncology), William McKibbin (orthopaedic surgery), Jeffrey Akhtar (Carolina Family Care), Karim Tazi (hematology/oncology), Chelsea Rainwater (hematology/oncology), Megan Baker (surgery), Toya Pound (OB-GYN), and all the pathologists, radiologists and cardiologists whom I have never met but have worked on my case. You have truly 'Changed What's Possible' for me and my family."

Want to say thank you?

MUSC will host a Doctors' Day social media campaign, where patients and their families can recognize doctors by posting comments on MUSC and MUSC Children's Hospital Facebook, Twitter and community blog sites.

Twitter: Hashtag: #MUSCDoctorsDay;
@MUSChealth; @MUSCkids




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