Stuart M. Leon, MD, MS

Physician in Charleston, SC
Specialties:General & Acute Care Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma
Rating 4.7
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NPI #1659485142

Stuart Marc Leon, MD, MS

Medical Director Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Dr. Stuart Leon is a fellowship-trained trauma and critical care surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina. He serves MUSC as the Medical Director of the Surgical / Trauma Intensive Care Unit, specializing in the care of patients in need of emergency surgery. In addition, he treats patients in non-emergent situations for hernia repair and gall bladder surgery. His patient care philosophy is to involve his patients in the decision making process of their treatment options to provide the best possible outcome.
Recognized for clinical excellence, Dr. Leon was awarded the MUSC Foundation Outstanding Clinician Award in 2019 and the College of Medicine Faculty Excellence Award – Clinical Years Honorable Mention in 2018. He serves on many leadership committees both at MUSC, including the Major Trauma Committee, Emergency Services Subcommittee of the Critical Care Committee, and the ICU Quality Committee. He is a member of numerous national organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, Southeastern Surgical Congress, and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.
Dr. Leon received his fellowship training in both Trauma and Critical Care from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the Guthrie Clinic at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania.

Board Certifications: Surgical Critical Care, Surgery
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Hernia surgery
  • Gallstones
  • Gallbladder surgery

Insurances Accepted

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My Offices

  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    Primary Office
    135 Rutledge Ave
    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 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston


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