Division of Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery
Biographical Overview for Mark A. Lockett, MD, FACS
Mark A. Lockett, MD, FACS
Dr. Lockett works both at MUSC as a surgical oncologist and Vice Chair of Veteran’s Affairs and at the Ralph H Johnson Veterans Affairs hospital where he serves as Chief of Surgical Services. He has broad general surgical and surgical oncology expertise. His primary areas of surgical expertise include the management of breast cancer / breast diseases and minimally invasive surgery. He has multiple peer-reviewed publications in both surgical oncology and general surgery.
Dr. Lockett has a strong interest in surgical education, surgical quality evaluation, and quality management. He served as the Surgical Residency Program Director at East Tennessee State University before joining MUSC. He is the recipient of multiple resident teaching awards and has been an invited speaker at regional and national meetings. He currently serves as the Chair of MUSC’s Postgraduate Surgical Education committee. He is also a member of MUSC’s Surgical Leadership Council, Quality Committee, Research Committee, and is a board member for the Curtis P Artz Surgical Society. Within the VA, Dr. Lockett serves on multiple local committees and is a member of the national General Surgery Advisory Board.