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Alice Boylan, M.D.


Dr. Boylan received her BS in Biology and Chemistry at Dickinson College, and her MD from Temple University.  She then completed an Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  This was followed by fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and research training at UCSF”s Cardiovascular Research Institute.  She then served on the faculty at UCSF until accepting a position in the Pulmonary Division at MUSC in 1995.

Dr. Boylan has been the principal investigator of multiple research grants with a history of 20 years of continuous funding, and has authored a number of scientific and clinical publications related to her work.  In addition she has lectured both nationally and internationally and served on multiple professional committees, most notably for the American Thoracic Society.

In addition to patient care and teaching activities, Dr. Boylan is Director of the Medical Acute and Critical Care Service Line with responsibility for the quality and safety of care for patients in Medical Wards and ICUS at MUSC.  She has been listed in “Best Doctors in America” for many years and received that designation again for 2013.  Her clinical and research interests are currently focused on the diagnosis and treatment of critically ill patients.  She welcomes physician consultations related to critical care.

Dr. Alice Boylan's Curriculum Vitae (*PDF Format)

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Alice Boylan, M.D.

Dr. Boylan's Interests
Critical Care Medicine
Salvage Therapies for ARDS
Patient Safety, Quality of Care in the ICU
Acute Liver Failure
Care of the Critically ill Obstetric Patients

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Boylan's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.



Congratulations to Abbi Reed and Cameron Hay for being recognized as Employees of the Quarter!

Nominees consistently demonstrate exceptional service, commitment to job excellence, innovation and initiative, and go above and beyond the call of duty.


MUSC sarcoidosis clinic becomes the first clinic in the state to be recognized as a Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) and World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG) Sarcoidosis Clinic


MUSC named one of the first national Telehealth Centers of Excellence with HRSA grant

"As co-principal investigators on the award, Dr. Ford and Dr. Cristaldi will leverage the amazing work of our Center for Telehealth’s programs and MUSC’s scientific resources to focus on recommendations and solutions to universally complex telehealth barriers such as systems-level telehealth integration, provider engagement, open access networks, and rigorous financial evaluations".- Shawn Valenta


Upcoming Events

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Event

Monday, March 19th, 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm

Hollings Cancer Center Room 120

*Valet parking will be available.


Guest speakers to include a respiratory therapist to speak on oxygen delivery devices, and a PFF Ambassador.  PFF Ambassadors offer hope and inspiration to those affected with PF by speaking about their experiences, promoting disease awareness, and providing up-to-date information.  Time will also be allotted to interact with fellow patients and caregivers and to learn about clinical research opportunities. We look forward to having you join us!

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Event Flyer

To RSVP or if you are interested in attending the support group remotely, please contact Katie Shoptaw
843-792-0373 or

Sarcoidosis Support Group


April Is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month!

Sarcoidosis Awareness Month Event

Come meet other patients, learn more about sarcoidosis and help increase awareness!

Saturday, April 21st from 12:00- 3:00pm

Hollings Cancer Center Room 120

*Food and free parking will be provided

Sarcoidosis Support Group Event Flyer

To RSVP please contact Katie Shoptaw
843-792-0373 or

Sponsored by the Susan Pearlstine Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence