Santosh Nagaraju, MD

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:Transplant Surgery
NPI #1497168595

Santosh Nagaraju, MD

Dr. Santosh Nagaraju, MD, is a board-certified surgeon specializing in abdominal organ transplant surgeon. Dr. Nagaraju earned his medical degree in India and completed a general surgery residency at Grant Medical College, Mumbai, in India. He pursued organ transplant training as a visiting research scholar at the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute in Pittsburgh. He then completed a general surgery residency and a multi-organ transplant surgery fellowship at Indiana University.

Dr. Nagaraju is certified in kidney, liver, pancreas and intestine transplant by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He also performs minimally invasive donor surgery for living donor kidney transplants. Dr. Nagaraju is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and performs a spectrum of general surgery procedures including hernia, gall bladder, hepatobiliary and dialysis access procedures. He enjoys working with trainees including medical students, residents and fellows. He is passionate about improving learning experience for trainees.

Dr. Nagaraju believes in empowering and educating patients to make the best possible decisions for their healthcare needs. He encourages a team approach that is patient centered and inclusive of providers and patient families to determine care plans that reflect patient autonomy. He believes patients are part of the extended "transplant family" and forges long lasting bonds with patients long after their surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Nagaraju enjoys spending time with his daughter, reading and cycling.

Board Certifications: American Board of Surgery, American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Insurances Accepted

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My Offices

  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Transplant Clinic at Rutledge Tower
    Primary Office
    135 Rutledge Ave
    1st Floor, 9th Floor
    Charleston, SC 29425
    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
    Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston


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