access intranet after hours circle-arrow apply blog caret circle arrow close closer look community outreach community outreach contact contact us down arrow facebook lock solid find a provider find a clinical trial find a provider find a researcher find faculty find-a-service how to apply join leadership left arrow locations logo make a gift map location maximize minimize my chart my chart notification hp notification lp next chevron right nxt prev pay your bill play previous quality and safety refer a patient request a speaker request appointment request an appointment residents corner rss search search jobs Asset 65 submit a story idea symptom checker Arrow Circle Up twitter youtube Dino Logo External Link University Logo Color University Logo Solid Health Logo Solid Arrow Right Circle Book Calendar Date Calendar Search Date Diploma Certificate Dollar Circle Donate Envelope Graduation Cap Map Pin Map Search Phone Pills Podcast

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 Clinic

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

Pain Management

East Cooper Medical Pavilion
1600 Midtown Avenue
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Scheduling: 843-792-2500

Pain Management

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

Pain Management

West Ashley Medical Pavilion
2125 Charlie Hall Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
Scheduling: 843-792-2500