Robert A. Cina, MD

Physician in Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialties:Pediatric Surgery
NPI #1063544922

Robert Anthony Cina, MD

Dr. Robert Cina a board-certified pediatric surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina. He maintains a comprehensive practice in pediatric general and non-cardiac thoracic surgery covering a wide range of clinical conditions spanning from prenatal concerns, congenital anomalies, neonatal surgery, pediatric acute care surgery, congenital chest wall deformities (pectus excavatum and pectus carinatum), and pediatric surgical oncology. With training in advanced pediatric minimally invasive surgery, he always seeks to develop a holistic treatment plan collaboratively with his patients to accomplish their goals. His area of interest is the care of complex congenital colorectal conditions including Hirschsprung Disease and imperforate anus.

Dr. Cina received his undergraduate degree at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and his medical degree from the School of Medicine at Creighton in 1998. He completed his internship and residency with the Beth Israel Deaconess Surgical Service at Harvard Medical School in 2006. During this time, he spent a three-year post-doctoral research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital working under Dr. David Sachs. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Surgery at the University of Alabama – Birmingham (UAB) where he learned advanced minimally invasive surgical technique.

Dr. Cina joined MUSC in 2008. He is passionate about improving the quality of care children receive through research and process improvement. He currently serves as the Director for Pediatric Surgical Quality at SJCH and was recognized for his persistent dedication to improving safety and quality as Medical Director of the Quarter in June 2016. His research interests include surgical quality improvement, opioid stewardship, and Hirschsprung disease.

Board Certifications: Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Neonatal anorectal malformations
  • Hirschsprung disease
  • Congenital chest wall deformaties
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Congenital pulmonary airway malformations
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Neonatal surgery
  • Pectus carinatum
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Fellowship at University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Medical School at Creighton University School of Medicine

Insurances Accepted

My Offices

  • Map of 2705 Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant
    MUSC Children's Health Specialty Care - Mt Pleasant
    2705 Highway 17
    Suite 100
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    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
    Pediatric After Hours Care is available Monday-Friday 3-10 p.m.; Weekends/Holidays Noon-7 p.m.
    Map of 2705 Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant
  • Map of 2250 Mall Drive in North Charleston
    MUSC Children's Health R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
    Primary Office
    2250 Mall Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29406
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    After Hours Care M-F 3 PM - 10 PM, Weekends & Holidays 12 PM - 7 PM; Blood Draw M-F 7:30 AM - 4:15 PM
    Map of 2250 Mall Drive in North Charleston

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