Edward Douglas Norcross, MD

Edward Douglas Norcross, MD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties: General & Acute Care Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma
NPI #1083728570

Edward Douglas Norcross, MD

Dr. E. Douglas Norcross is a fellowship-trained trauma and critical care surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina. He and his colleagues take care of trauma patients and those in need of emergency general surgery for conditions like acute appendicitis. In addition, Dr. Norcross' practice includes the care of surgical patients in the Intensive Care Unit. His patient care philosophy is to involve his patients and their families in the decision making process, discuss treatment options, and offer the least intrusive care whenever possible.
Dr. Norcross joined MUSC as director of the Trauma Center in 1989. What continues to impress and inspire him is the collective efforts from all team members delivering compassionate care to his patients in the Intensive Care Unit.
When not in the clinic, Dr. Norcross is dedicated to educating the next generation of health care providers. He has been a part of the MUSC College of Medicine's Admissions Committee for the past 20 years. He currently serves the University as Associate Dean for Admissions and chair of the MUSC College of Medicine's Admissions Committee. In that role he oversees the admissions processes for the College of Medicine. Prior to assuming this role in 2018, Dr. Norcross was the vice chair of Education in the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Norcross received his residency training at Cooper Hospital – University Medical Center and his fellowship training at the Southern New Jersey Regional Trauma Center at Cooper Hospital – University Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Board Certifications: Surgical Critical Care, Surgery

My Offices

  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    135 Rutledge Ave
    Charleston, SC 29425
    US
    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

Insurances Accepted

Education
  • Internship at The Cooper Health System Cooper Hosp/Univ Medical Ctr
  • Residency at The Cooper Health System Cooper Hosp/Univ Medical Ctr
  • Fellowship at The Cooper Health System Cooper Hosp/Univ Medical Ctr
  • UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Medical School
Languages
  • English
Gender
  • Male

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