Skip Navigation
MUSC background

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)

* Note in order to view this document you will need to have the free Adobe Reader®  installed on your computer.  More on Adobe Acrobat®.


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 Danielle Woodford for being recognized as Employee of the Quarter!

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


Susan Pearlstine Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence Selected as one of 12 international sites to join the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research Clinical Studies Network.  Dr James and his colleagues at MUSC will collaborate with centers across the world to improve the diagnosis and management of sarcoidosis


Upcoming Events

Sarcoidosis Support Group


Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 2:00- 4:00pm

Join patients and family members from across the state as we discuss the
latest news and treatments available for Sarcoidosis. This is an excellent
opportunity to network with other patients. We're providing light
refreshments so please RSVP by July 20, 2018.

Sarcoidosis Support Group Event Flyer

Hollings Cancer Center Room 120

*Valet parking will be available.


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

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Event

Next Support Groups:

Disaster Preparedness: August 20, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00pm


Palliative Care & Emotional Support: November 12, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00pm

Join patients and caregivers from across the state as we share information and advice about pulmonary fibrosis, breathing, transplants, research studies, and more. Guest speakers will address topics such as Disaster Preparedness and Palliative Care, and provide the latest information on research advancements and current clinical trials. Time will also be allotted to interact with fellow patients and caregivers.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group Flyer

Ashley River Tower, Room 1119
25 Courtenay Drive, Charleston, SC

*Valet Parking Available


To RSVP please contact Kali Potes: 843-792-9697