Dr. Laura Hollinger joined the faculty at MUSC in 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas, and then her doctorate in medicine degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston at the McGovern Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in general surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. She also completed a two-year research fellowship at the Methodist Hospital Department of Surgery and Research Institute where she studied critical illness and the distant organ effects of kidney ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Dr Hollinger completed her fellowship training in pediatric surgery in 2017 at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. While in Houston, her training included both open and minimally invasive approaches to neonatal and pediatric general surgical diseases.
Throughout her training, Dr. Hollinger has been recognized for academic excellence and she currently maintains active membership in the American Pediatric Surgical Association. Dr. Hollinger’s research interests include congenital diaphragmatic hernia, acute kidney injury, and pediatric ECMO support during critical illness.