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Aaron Lesher MD, MSCR

Aaron P. Lesher MD, MSCR

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  • Associate Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Surgery
Academic Focus
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Burn Surgery
  • Pediatric Bariatric Surgery
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Dr. Lesher received his MD degree in 2006 from Duke University School of Medicine. He then completed his internship and general surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Dr. Lesher then went on to fellowship training in pediatric general and thoracic surgery at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center/LeBonheur Children’s hospital, finishing in 2014. During that time, he obtained expertise in trauma and burn injuries in children. He is Board-Certified in General Surgery and board- Pediatric General Surgery.


Since returning to MUSC as faculty in the departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, Dr. Lesher has developed a research program focusing on clinical pediatric surgery, healthcare delivery, and health equity through telemedicine. He has developed a comprehensive burn telemedicine program at MUSC Children’s Hospital, using mobile health to change healthcare delivery. He has focused his clinical and research interests in outpatient provision of care through telehealth and is the medical director for the Outpatient Teleconsultation at the Center for Telehealth at MUSC.