Celine Ward, M.D., grew up in Beirut, Lebanon. She graduated from Notre-Dame de Nazareth with a French Baccalaureate. She then attended the French Faculty of Medicine-Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, for a seven-year medicine program. She graduated in 2011.
Dr. Ward pursued an internal medicine residency at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. She then joined the Medical University of South Carolina for a two-year rheumatology fellowship from July 2015 through June 2017.
Upon conclusion of her fellowship, Dr. Ward joined the MUSC Division of Rheumatology. She takes care of adult patients with systemic connective tissue diseases (lupus, scleroderma, vasculitis, and myositis) as well as inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis), with a particular interest in scleroderma and scleroderma-related conditions.