Ravi Veeraswamy MD Appointed to Leadership Role

Lauren Hooker
February 28, 2022
Dr. Ravi Veeraswamy meeting with a member of his staff in his office.

Congratulations to Ravi Veeraswamy, M.D., chief of Vascular Surgery, who was named Associate Chief Medical Officer for Surgical Services in the MUSC Health Charleston Division.

With the growth of the Charleston Division, MUSC Health has expanded its physician leadership structure. Carrie Herzke, M.D., MBA, joins as the Charleston Division Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Executive Director for MUHA. To help support the expanding team, Ravi Veeraswamy, M.D., joins a newly-appointed group of Associate Chief Medical Officers, serving as Associate CMO for Surgical Services of the Charleston Division.

“We are fortunate to have Dr. Veeraswamy serve in this new leadership role,” said Prabhakar Baliga, M.D., chair of the Department of Surgery. “As the Associate CMO of surgical services, his leadership and voice will facilitate optimal care of our patients and surgical care teams.”

He joins Dustin LeBlanc, M.D., Associate CMO, ATC and Emergency Medicine, Scott Russell, M.D., Associate CMO, Children’s, and Kristin Wise, M.D. Associate CMO, Adult Inpatient, who will all work closely with Dr. Herzke and support MUSC Health Charleston Division care teams.