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Rahul Argula, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Argula was born in Hyderabad, India. He completed his medical schooling further south in the coastal town of Puducherry, at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research).  After graduating from medical school, he moved to Houston, TX to pursue a Master’s degree in public health at the UT school of Public Health, focusing on Epidemiology and Biostatistics.  He then completed a residency in internal medicine at MUSC, and following this, completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care also at MUSC.  In 2013, he joined the faculty at MUSC with an interest in COPD and Pulmonary Vascular Disease. His research interests include COPD, Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction for advanced emphysema, Imaging based biomarkers in lung disease and Pulmonary physiology.

Clinical interests: COPD, Pulmonary hypertension, Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Research interests: Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction in advanced emphysema, Imaging based biomarkers in lung disease, Pulmonary physiology.

Dr. Rahul Argula's Curriculum Vitae (*PDF Format)

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Rahul Gupta Argula, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Dr. Argula's Interests
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Vascular Disease

Selected Publications

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



Dr. Chitra Lal Selected as Member of the Sleep Medicine NetWork Steering Committee

Dr. Chitra Lal has been selected as a member of the American College of Chest Physicians Sleep Medicine NetWork Steering Committee.


Dr. Lynn Schnapp Appointed to Editorial Board of PLoS ONE

Dr. Lynn Schnapp has been appointed to the Editorial Board of PLoS ONE, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access online journal.


Dr. Alice Boylan Named
2014 Outstanding Clinician

Dr. Alice Boylan has received the 2014 MUSC Foundation Outstanding Clinician Award. The award was presented to her at the 2014 Faculty Convocation on August 19th.


Dr. Dee Ford selected as a 2014 Influential Women in Business Honoree

The Charleston Regional Business Journal has named Dr. Dee Ford as an honoree for the 2014 Influential Women in Business award.  She is one of 12 women to receive this award, and one of three women to receive the award in the category of Rising Star. 


Dr. Patrick Flume has been named as Interim Assistant Provost for Research Compliance and Regulatory Affairs


Watch Dr. Luca Paoletti's interview about COPD

Upcoming Events

Special Lecture by
Dr. Talmadge King, Jr. on August 25th 

Dr. Talmadge King, Jr. will be giving a Special Lecture on August 25, 2014 at 12:00pm, in the Bioengineering Building Room 112. The lecture is entitled "Management of IPF:Where are we today?".

Dr. Talmadge King, Jr. will be presenting Medicine Grand Rounds on August 26th

The Steven A. Sahn Lectureship Presents "Interstitial Lung Disease: A Case-Based Approach to Diagnosis Management" by Talmadge King, Jr., MD.
The presentation will be in the Drug Discovery Auditorium at 8:00am.

CHEST 2014

October 25-30, 2014
Austin, TX