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Pulmonary and Critical Care Faculty

Rahul Argula, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Tatsiana Beiko, M.D.
Alice M. Boylan, M.D.
John B. Cox, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Patrick A. Flume, M.D., FCCP
Dee W. Ford, M.D., MSCR
Associate Professor
Michael D. Frye, M.D.
Associate Professor
Andrew Goodwin, M.D., MSCR
Assistant Professor
J. Terrill Huggins, M.D.
Associate Professor
W. Ennis James IV, M.D.
Chitra Lal, M.D.
Assistant Professor
William W. Merrill, M.D.
Robert B. Miller, M.D.
Associate Professor
Lawrence C. Mohr, M.D.
Nandita Nadig, M.D.
Luca Paoletti, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Nicholas J. Pastis Jr., M.D.
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor
Jeremy Richards, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Andrea Rinn, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Richard W. Rissmiller, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Steven A. Sahn, M.D.
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus
Lynn M. Schnapp, M.D.
Director of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
Gerard A. Silvestri, M.D., MS
Charlton B. Strange, M.D.

Nichole Tanner, M.D., MSCR
Assistant Professor
Brandie Taylor, NP
Nurse Practitioner
Timothy P. M. Whelan, M.D.
Associate Professor
Susan Wilcox, M.D.
Associate Professor
Carole L. Wilson, PhD
Research Assistant Professor



Welcome to Dr. John Cox

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. John Cox to the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.  Dr. Cox brings more than 25 years of Pulmonary Medicine experience to his faculty position at MUSC.  For more information on
Dr. Cox, click his picture below.


Congratulations to Julie Driggers, who has been selected as one of the Department of Medicine's Employees of the Quarter!

Julie was presented with the award at the Employee of the Quarter Ceremony on October 27th.


The MUSC Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group had it's inaugural meeting on September 24th

On September 24th, 26 patients and caregivers joined Speaker Jessica Gregorie at the first Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group meeting. Thank you to everyone who participated! We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting in January 2016.

MUSC has achieved Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Magnet Recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence, and it is held by only 7% of hospitals across the United States. Congratulations to all of our nurses!

Watch Dr. Tim Whelan's video about Tips for Treating Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis


Upcoming Events

Baylor’s Walk for a Cure
November 21st at 10am, at James Island County Park, Stono Shelter

Baylor’s Walk for a Cure, benefitting the ALPHA-1 Foundation’s Building Friends for a Cure, is this Saturday, November 21st.  Gather at the Stono shelter at 9am, and the walk will begin at 10am.  To donate or join the team, visit their website at

Adult Registration is $25
Child Registration is $10