Our trainees work side-by-side with nationally recognized experts, preparing for their future. As a leader in academic medicine, MUSC Health's overall growth and expansion provide increased resident rotation opportunities with greater exposure to community hospitals. This experience, aligned with the department's unprecedented growth in cutting-edge clinical and research expertise, provides a depth of training unparalleled in many academic medical centers.

Our Mission

MUSC Department of Surgery provides thoughtful professional development and tools for life-long learning across the continuum of training with a diverse and highly skilled team of faculty educators.

Our Vision

Inspire, promote, and encourage the current and future generations of surgeons with skills for success as a surgical leader.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to ensuring the voices of our trainees, staff, faculty and patients are heard, their thoughts are respected and their feelings are valued. We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive culture dedicated to helping shape the field of surgery to be more diverse. We value our residents, fellows, faculty and staff of every race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability. Our goal is to continue to expand our diversity within our talented team, which leads to even more inclusive patient-centered care. 

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