John Cox, MD

John Cox, MD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
Rating 4.7
(286 Reviews)
Specialties:Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
NPI #1578526570

John Baldwin Cox, MD

Dr. John Cox is a clinical professor of pulmonary medicine, with a faculty appointment to the Department of Medicine and consulting privileges at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center. Dr. Cox's main area of interest is in the care of patients with asthma, especially the most severe cases of persistent asthma. With his dual board certification in pulmonary medicine and allergy/immunology, he is able to offer a comprehensive range of testing and treatment options for patients. He is director of the comprehensive asthma clinic, within the division of pulmonary, critical care, allergy, and sleep medicine at MUSC. He also sees patients with general pulmonary problems and allergic complaints, such as allergic rhinitis.Dr. Cox was born and raised in Pennsylvania and graduated from Bucknell University and George Washington University Medical School. There he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and completed a combined pulmonary and allergy/immunology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.He served four years in the Air Force, as chief of pulmonary medicine at Andrews AFB. Following completion of his military service, he returned to central Pennsylvania and engaged in private practice from 1993 until 2015, when he became a full-time faculty member of the MUSC pulmonary division.

Board Certifications: Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

My Offices

  • Map of 1600 Midtown Ave in Mount Pleasant
    Primary Office
    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
  • Map of 135 Rutledge Ave in Charleston
    MUSC Health Rutledge Tower
    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

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Allergic rhinitis and sinus disease
  • Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma and emphysema (COPD)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Pulmonary diseases
  • Fellowship at Duke University Hospital/Duke Univ. Medical Center
  • Fellowship at Duke University Hospital/Duke Univ. Medical Center
  • Residency at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Medical School at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • English
  • Male


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