University Internal Medicine

Rapid Access Center
The Rapid Access Center provides same day access for adult acute care needs especially MUSC employees, spouses and adult children.

MUSC Cholesterol Center
The MUSC Cholesterol Center was started in 1992 by Dr. James C. Thomas and Dr. Maria Lopes-Virella as co-directors. The center provides comprehensive treatment of cholesterol problems and other cardiovascular risk factors for the prevention and management of atherosclerosis. The program offers consultation for difficult to treat lipid problems for physicians throughout South Carolina. The center conducts research in cholesterol, atherosclerosis, diabetes, and strokes.

Dr. Thomas and Dr. Lopes-Virella are founding members of the Southeast Lipid Association and the National Lipid Association. The MUSC Cholesterol Center is located on the 8th floor Rutledge Tower and the phone number is 843-876-0888.

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