Alicia Privette, MD

Physician in North Charleston, SC
Specialties:General & Acute Care Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma
NPI #1457573313

Alicia Renee Privette, MD

Dr. Alicia Privette is a fellowship-trained trauma and acute care surgeon in Charleston, South Carolina. She specializes in the care of both critically ill patients and patients with traumatic injuries. She has extensive knowledge of how to manage complex injuries and delivers compassionate care to help her trauma patients through their journey of recovery. Dr. Privette is also a general surgeon experienced in minimally invasive procedures to treat patients with hernias and other complex general surgery issues. She is recognized as a leader in trauma care. She is a member of both the Western Trauma Association (WTA) and the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST). In addition, Dr. Privette is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. When not treating patients, Dr. Privette serves the Medical University of South Carolina as the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program Director. She is also an instructor in Advanced Trauma Life Support Training, and mentors surgical residents on trauma/critical care issues and fellowship opportunities.Her research focuses on various aspects of trauma and critical care, including improving patient care coordination through the development of a smart phone application to streamline communication and teamwork during trauma care. She also participates in multicenter research studies through her affiliation with various surgical societies. Dr. Privette received her medical degree from the University of Utah. She completed her general surgery residency at the University of Vermont and attended the University of California San Francisco for her fellowship training in trauma and critical care.

Board Certifications: Surgical Critical Care, Surgery
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Trauma recovery
  • Surgical management of traumatic injuries and burns
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Lipoma
  • Critical care medicine
  • Gallstones
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Ventilator management
  • Ventral hernia
  • Fellowship at UCSF Medical Center
  • Fellowship at San Francisco - San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship at UCSF Medical Center
  • Residency at University of Vermont
  • Medical School at University of Utah School of Medicine

Insurances Accepted

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My Offices

  • Map of 8992 University Blvd in North Charleston
    MUSC Health North Area Medical Pavilion
    Primary Office
    8992 University Blvd
    North Charleston, SC 29406
    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 8992 University Blvd in North Charleston


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