Dr. Satish N. Nadig is a transplant surgeon and scientist in Charleston, S.C. whose clinical interests are centered around adult and pediatric abdominal multi-organ transplantation. This includes liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation. His special interest is pediatric patients and living donor kidney transplantation. Additional areas of expertise are in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, general surgery in organ failure patients, and complex pediatric hepatobiliary and portal hypertension surgery. As a Nationally and Internationally recognized transplant surgeon-scientist, Dr. Nadig cares for patients from all walks of life, from all ages, and from all over the State, Region, and Nation. His patient care philosophy is to treat each patient and each situation individually as if they were one of his family members.
At MUSC, he is the PK Baliga, M.D. Endowed Chair in Solid Organ Transplantation and Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery, Microbiology/Immunology, and Pediatrics-Critical Care. He currently serves as the Division Director for Academic Affairs as well as Associate Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Nadig founded and directs the NIH-funded Lee Patterson Allen Transplant Immunobiology Laboratory and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in immunology from Oxford University, UK. He has served as a national and international visiting professor and has been identified as a “Key Opinion leader” in the Transplantation Society as well as a “Rising Star” in the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He is also an associate editor for the American Journal of Transplantation.
He was the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of ToleRaM Nanotech, LLC and is currently the Chief Medical Advisor to Pandorum Technologies, Ltd Pvt. His research interests are focused on innovations in transplantation tolerance including cellular therapy, biotechnology, and transplant immunometabolism.
Dr. Nadig was named as one of Charleston, South Carolina’s Forty under 40 in 2015, is featured in a 2016 TEDx Talk on organ donation, 2020 TEDx Talk on COVID and has numerous publications including a published textbook entitled Technological Advances in Organ Transplantation.