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Division of Transplant Surgery

Our transplant surgeons are leaders in transplant care, working side-by-side with nephrologists, immunologists, oncologists and gastroenterologists to provide the most comprehensive patient care in the region. MUSC is one of the strongest transplant programs in the nation and the only living donor transplant center in the state.

  • Our outcomes and organ transplant survival rates are outstanding and among the nation’s best, despite the fact that we treat more than twice the national average of high-risk patients.
  • The average waiting time to receive an organ transplant here is among the shortest in the nation.
  • Our surgeons and researchers are paving the way for new discoveries that will vastly improve patient care and outcomes.

Meet our faculty and learn about their areas of expertise. 

Division Director, Abdominal Transplant Surgery
Chief, Transplant Integrated Center for Comprehensive Excellence (ICCE)
Surgical Director of Liver Transplant  
Prabhakar Baliga, M.D., FACS
Chairman, MUSC Department of Surgery
Fitts-Raja Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of Kidney Transplant 
Assistant Professor of Surgery
John W. McGillicuddy, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
Satish Nadig, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Microbiology & Immunology, Pediatrics
Associate Vice Chair of Research
Surgical Director of Living Donor Kidney Transplant 
 Vinayak Rohan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of Pancreas Transplant 
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