MUSC Children’s Hospital has been ranked in 3 specialties in U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The following specialty areas were recognized as being in the top 50 in the country.
Cardiology and Heart Surgery (#21)
Gastroenterology & GI Surgery (#39)
USNWR has also recognized 51 of MUSC physicians as Top Doctors. The . . . → Read More: MUSC Children’s Hospital Ranks in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals Rankings
Holly Harrison, a 28 year-old local resident who suffered from a stroke on Valentine’s Day shared her story with Channel 4 News. Holly had a brain aneurysm rupture while she was at work and when she got to the hospital her prognisis was only a 10-20% chance of survival. Thankfully Holly was taken to MUSC. MUSC . . . → Read More: Patient Story: A stroke can happen to anyone
In 2011 MUSC patient Jimi Beauston was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive lung disease. Within a year, he was home-bound and tethered to oxygen 24 hours a day. Lung transplantation is the only treatment available for patients with severe IPF. In July 2012, Jimi had a double lung transplant at MUSC, the only . . . → Read More: Double Lung Transplant Musician Singing Again
On November 23, 2011, 8 year old Zach Szala was playing with his family in Wannamaker Park when he stepped on a Canebrake Rattlesnake and was bitten twice in the leg. With his health quickly deteriorating, Zach was rushed to MUSC Children’s Hospital’s Emergency Room. Upon arrival Zach had been resuscitated by paramedics twice and was . . . → Read More: Patient’s Family Thanks MUSC After Son Suffers Rattlesnake Bite