Ryan Tedford, MD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:Cardiology - Heart Failure & Transplant
Rating 4.7
(89 Reviews)
NPI #1104972751

Ryan James Tedford, MD

Dr. Tedford is a Professor of Medicine/Cardiology and holds the Dr. Peter C. Gazes Endowed Chair in Heart Failure at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, SC. He currently serves as the section head of heart failure and medical director of cardiac transplantation. He also established and directs the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program at MUSC. Dr. Tedford is an internationally recognized clinical researcher and has published over 200 peer-reviewed original research manuscripts, invited expert reviews, editorials and book chapters. His research efforts are focused on hemodynamic assessment of right ventricle function and its interaction with the pulmonary circulation and left heart. This research spans the fields of pulmonary hypertension, left heart disease, exercise physiology, hemodynamics, systemic sclerosis and mechanical circulatory support. He participates on several scientific advisory boards, clinical trial steering committees, and serves as a hemodynamic core laboratory for clinical pharmaceutical trials. He is co-chair of the PH due to left heart disease task force for 7th World Symposium on Pulmonary Hypertension. He is a deputy editor for the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and serves on the editorial board for Circulation: Heart Failure¸ CHESTand JACC: Heart Failure.

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Right-sided heart disease
  • Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) care
  • Advanced heart failure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Diastolic heart failure
  • Endomyocardial biopsy
  • Heart transplant
  • Pulmonary hypertension

Insurances Accepted

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My Offices

  • Map of 25 Courtenay Dr in Charleston
    MUSC Health Ashley River Tower
    Primary Office
    25 Courtenay Dr
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Day of the WeekHours
    MondayOpen 24 Hours
    TuesdayOpen 24 Hours
    WednesdayOpen 24 Hours
    ThursdayOpen 24 Hours
    FridayOpen 24 Hours
    SaturdayOpen 24 Hours
    SundayOpen 24 Hours
    Map of 25 Courtenay Dr in Charleston
  • Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant
    MUSC Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion
    1600 Midtown Ave
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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