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MUSC Department of Surgery

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.  

47th Annual Postgraduate Course in Surgery

Registration is open for the Postgraduate Course in Surgery. Considered by many to be the best Postgraduate Course in Surgery in the Country, the 47th annual course offering promises not to disappoint!  

Child's large tumor leads to a first for South Carolina

Eight-year-old Gabe Cade had a rare liver condition and a tumor so big that it could be seen through his skin. Dr. Satish Nadig worked with a multidisciplinary team of experts to prepare for Gabe's life-saving liver transplant. 

Frankincense tested as possible breast, colon cancer treatment

Nancy DeMore, M.D. is leading a clinical trial using frankincense to try to treat breast and colon cancer at the Medical University of South Carolina. The study was inspired by a research specialist in DeMore’s lab.

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.

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.

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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The Department of Surgery hosts numerous educational and philathropic events throughout the year. Learn more

Upcoming events: 

March 13: Marion Anderson Lecture
April 26 - 228: 47th Annual Postgraduate Course in Surgery

Contact Us

The Department of Surgery  welcomes your questions and comments. To reach a divsion, Please contact our administrative offices.

Department of Surgery
Clinical Sciences Building Suite 420
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Charleston, SC 29425

Chair: Prabhakar Baliga, MD FACS
Administrative Coordinator to the Chair: Andrea Forgacs

Phone:  843-792-4638
Fax: 843-792-9005



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