Carlos Zayas M.D. Joins Transplant Surgery

Carlos Zayas, M.D. Carlos F. Zayas, M.D. joins the MUSC Department of Surgery as clinical professor in the division of Transplant Surgery, effective January 1, 2020. Dr. Zayas is an Emory University trained internist, nephrologist and transplant nephrologist; Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Transplantation.

Dr. Zayas has served as medical director of the Emory Transplant Center, Piedmont Transplant Institute and Medical College of Georgia Renal and Pancreas Programs in Georgia and will now lead transplant outreach efforts in South Carolina and Georgia to increase the number of renal and pancreas transplant recipients. He is a regional leader in the area of transplant accessibility, care of minorities, living donation and pair donation.

As a transplant physician, he will support the evaluation of pre-transplant patients and the care and management of post-transplant patients. His areas of interest and research include care of post renal and pancreas patients, transplantation of Sickle Cell Anemia patients, management of transplant rejections, transplant infections, skin conditions, weight management issues and recurrent glomerulonephritis after transplantation.