Endocrine Surgeon Bernice Huang MD Joins the Department of Surgery

Lauren Hooker
August 30, 2022
Dr Huang

Bernice Huang, M.D.  joins the MUSC Department of Surgery as an Assistant Professor of Surgery, effective September 1. Dr. Huang is an endocrine surgeon who will work in close collaboration with the Hollings Cancer Center, bringing innovative techniques and procedures to endocrine patients in South Carolina. 

She has expertise in the posterior retroperitoneoscopic approach for adrenal surgery that accesses the adrenal gland through the back, simplifying the laparoscopic procedure and minimizing postoperative pain. Dr. Huang also has clinical and research interests in the care and surgical management of patients with renal hyperparathyroidism. She intends to focus her research on improving clinical outcomes and addressing disparities in care for these patients.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Huang to our Endocrine Tumor Clinic at HCC and our Endocrine Surgery Service,” said Denise Carneiro-Pla, M.D., Professor of Endocrine Surgery.

Dr. Huang completed her endocrine surgery fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and general surgery residency at Columbia University, where she also dedicated year to clinical research in endocrine surgery. She received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2015 and a bachelor of science degree in biological engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.