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First Year Fellows

Haitham Al Ashry, M.B.B.Ch.
Residency: Creighton University
Medical School: Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
Pager: 15481

Branden Luna, D.O.
Residency: Riverside Methodist Hospitals
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
Pager: 15488

Emerald Banas, M.D.
Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University
Medical School: Cebu Institute of Medicine, Philippines
Pager: 15482

Mario Ponce, M.C.
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
Medical School: Universidad
Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado
Pager: 15492
Adam Kouns, M.D.
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center
Medical School: University of Kentucky
Pager: 15487


Second Year Fellows

Lauren Angotti, M.D
Residency: MUSC
Medical School: MUSC
Pager: 15229
Rana Kanaan, M.D.
Residency: Jacobi Medical Center
Medical School: Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanon
Pager: 15233
Sean Callahan, M.D.
Residency: Lahey Clinic Medical Center
Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Pager: 15231
Musab Nusrat, M.B.Ch.B.
Residency: Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Medical School: University of Tripoli, Libya
Pager: 15235
Jean Paul Higuero Sevilla, M.D.
Residency: Miami Veterans Affairs MedicalCenter/University of Miami
Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Honduras Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Honduras
Pager: 15232


Third Year Fellows

Brett Bade, M.D.
Medical School: University of Missouri
Residency: MUSC

Pager: 15240
Neeti Kanodra, MBBS
Medical School: Seth GS Medical College, India
Residency: MedStar Washington Hospital Center

Pager: 15747
Michael Fall, D.O. 
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Exempla, St. Joseph Hospital

Pager: 15737
Philip (Zach) Svigals, M.D.
Medical School: State University of New York
Residency: MUSC

Pager: 15365
Brian Furukawa, M.D.
Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency: Wilford Hall Medical Center

Pager: 15742







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