Ashli Karin O'Rourke, MD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties:ENT - Voice & Swallowing
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Ashli Karin O'Rourke, MD, MS

Director, Voice & Swallowing

Ashli O'Rourke, M.D. MS, joined the MUSC Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice & Swallowing in September 2012. Dr. O'Rourke began her professional career as a speech-language pathologist (SLP), earning her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Florida State University. After more than seven years of clinical speech therapy practice at Emory University Hospital, she attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology &- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and her fellowship in Laryngology &- Voice and Swallowing disorders at the Medical College of Georgia.Dr. O'Rourke treats adult patients with problems located in the larynx (voice box), airway (wind pipe) and/or the esophagus (food pipe). This includes hoarseness or voice disturbances, dysphagia, or breathing difficulties due to airway narrowing or scar. She is particularly interested in the diagnosis and treatment of swallowing disorders as well as laryngopharyngeal reflux disease. Her research interests include innovative technologies for the diagnosis and rehabilitation of swallowing disorders. Dr. O'Rourke is board certified through the American Board of Otolaryngology and serves as a Senior Examiner for the Board. She is a Councilor on the Board of Directors for the Dysphagia Research Society and holds the Mark & Evelyn Trammell Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology.

Board Certifications: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Otolaryngology - head and neck surgery
  • Adult airway disorders
  • Esophageal and swallowing disorders
  • Laryngology
  • Laryngopharyngeal reflux disease
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Voice disorders
  • Fellowship at Medical College of Georgia Health, Inc.
  • Residency at University of Virginia Health System
  • Internship at University of Virginia Health System
  • Medical School at Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
  • Medical School at Florida State University

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My Offices

  • Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant
    MUSC Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion
    Primary Office
    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
    Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant

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