Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine

Approximately 40,000 anesthetics are administered each year at MUSC Health for a wide variety of surgical procedures. Our physicians:

  • Evaluate and optimize a patients’ medical conditions prior to anesthesia or sedation for a procedure.
  • Prescribe and carry out an anesthetic plan during their procedure. 
  • Ensure adequate pain relief and resolution of all anesthetic effects after the procedure is complete.

Anesthesia Clinics

Anesthesia Sub-Specialties

In order to support the complex, state of the art surgical and imaging procedures performed at MUSC, our faculty have expertise in several sub-specialties, including:

  • Acute Pain
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
  • General/Vascular Anesthesia
  • Gynecologic and Genitourinary Anesthesia
  • Neuroanesthesia (Neurosurgical & interventional neuroradiologic)
  • Non O.R. Anesthesia
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • Orthopaedic/Regional Anesthesia
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Heart Team
  • Transplant Anesthesia


Pre-Operative Services Rutledge Tower

Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Floor: 4
Charleston, SC 29425
Scheduling: 843-876-0116

Pain Management at Rutledge Tower

Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Floor: 9
Charleston, SC 29425
Scheduling: 843-792-2500

Pain Management West Ashley

West Ashley Medical Pavilion
2060 Sam Rittenberg Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29407
Scheduling: 843-792-2500