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Heather Evans, M.D.


Heather Evans, M.D., MS joins the Department of Surgery on September 1, 2018 as Professor in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery. 

As Vice Chair of Clinical Research and Applied Informatics, Dr. Evans will bring a research focus on the application of telehealth solutions to the unique problems faced by the surgical patient, and looks forward to building upon the established collaborations between MUSC Telehealth, the College of Nursing, the Center for Health Disparities, and the Department of Surgery. 

Prior to joining MUSC, Dr. Evans served as Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington where she led a multidisciplinary research team with investigators in Biomedical Health Informatics and the School of Nursing, leveraging mobile health (mHealth) solutions to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of surgical site infections. In addition to her practice of trauma surgery and surgical critical care, she also focuses on minimally invasive general surgery, including laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair.