Department of Surgery
Mahsa Javid, MD Joins Department of Surgery
Mahsa Javid, MD MA (Cantab) DPhil FRCS joins the MUSC Department of Surgery as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncologic and Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Javid received her basic science undergraduate, masters and medical degrees from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the University of Oxford. Her surgical training in general surgery was completed at the University of Oxford, England. She then went on to complete a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (Board certification). Dr. Javid also completed fellowships in general and emergency surgery at the University of Oxford, and in endocrine surgery at Yale University School of Medicine.
Dr. Javid brings to MUSC a wealth of experience, having performed over 2500 operations, including 700 endocrine surgeries. Her expertise includes management of benign disease and cancers, complex cases and reoperative neck surgery. Dr. Javid performs both conventional open techniques as well as minimally invasive techniques for adrenal surgery, including the posterior retroperitoneoscopic approach. She also performs minimally invasive techniques for parathyroid patients using only local anesthetic and sedation, thyroid operations with minimal complications and formal modified radical neck dissections for metastatic thyroid cancer.
Her doctorate was in the field of endocrine tumorigenesis, specifically undertaking studies of the inherited disorder Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome Type 1 (MEN1). Dr. Javid has expertise in working as a molecular scientist and with in-vivo models.