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Adam Tanious MD, MMSc

Associate Program Director

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  • Assistant Professor
  • College of Medicine
  • Surgery
Academic Focus
  • Medical Education - Associate Program Director for Vascular Surgery Residency
  • Complex Vascular Reconstructions/Mobilization
  • Aortic Aneurysm and Venous Disease
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Adam Tanious, M.D., MMSc joins the MUSC Department of Surgery as an assistant professor in the division of Vascular Surgery, effective August 30, 2021. Since arriving to MUSC he has been named the associate program director of the vascular residency program.  Dr. Tanious’ clinical interests include the treatment of patients with aortic, carotid, peripheral arterial, and venous disease. He likewise has a particular interest in multidisciplinary collaboration for complex cases where vascular mobilization and/or reconstruction is anticipated. His research interests revolve around trainee education as well as utilizing national databases to identify trends and advance patient care.

He joins MUSC after completing his Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency + 2 years of dedicated research at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), where he served as Chief Resident in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Prior to his training at MGH, he completed a Master of Medical Science in Clinical & Translational Research and his first 3 clinical years of Vascular Surgery Integrated Residency + 1 year of dedicated research at the University of South Florida. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University.

He serves as a journal reviewer for the Annals of Vascular Surgery and is a co-creator of the Vascular Education Video Library Consortium – a national, multi-institutional collaboration to create a centralized resource of subspecialty lectures and educational tools for vascular trainees.

Dr. Tanious was awarded the VESS Fellow Luminaries Scholarship in 2016, 2017 and 2019; the Florida Vascular Foundation Scholarship in 2016 and 2017, and the American College of Surgeons Leadership and Advocacy Scholarship in 2016. He has received many recognitions in research, including the Dr. “JJ” Karmacharya Award - Best Research Project and Presentation at the Florida Vascular Society – 2017 Annual Meeting. He has over 40 peer-reviewed publications, 30 presentations, and multiple published abstracts and book chapters.