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The MUSC Department of Surgery combines excellence in clinical care, innovation in research, and best-in-class training to advance the next generation of surgical leaders.  

MUSC part of statewide group getting $20M NSF grant

Michael Yost, Ph.D. is a co-principal investigator of a statewide group that has been awarded a $20M grant from the National Science Foundation entitled: MADE in SC. The money will fund research into enhancing advanced materials and manufacturing.

Surgeons Use Innovative Robotic Advance in Breast Reconstruction 

Kevin Delaney, M.D. teams up with Rana Pullatt, M.D. to offer a robotic approach to breast reconstruction, reduces recovery time and complications. 

MUSC Oncology Surgeon, Clemson Students Join Forces for Inspiring Innovation

Nancy DeMore, M.D. teamed up with Clemson engineering students to work on a device that will improve patient experience and lower costs.

Mitral Valve Patients Get Robotic Option that Dramatically Shortens Recovery Time

Marc R. Katz, M.D., MPH, is the first to offer robotic mitral valve surgery, the lease invasive of all mitral valve repair techniques, to patients in South Carolina.

Pediatric Heart Surgery Ranks Nationally  

Children's Hopsital ranks No. 11 for cardiology and heart surgery in U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-18 edition of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. Heart Center earns three-star rating for congenital heart surgery.

Child 'One in a Million Case'

Family, doctors help 4-year-old fight against incredible odds. Drs. Nadig, Hudspeth and Twombley work closely together to balance an aggressive cancer, a fragile transplanted kidney, a weakened immune system, and the need for a liver transplant.

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Lauren Adams Hooker, Communications


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