Mauricio Bassante, MD


Mauricio Bassante, MD

Physician in Orangeburg, SC
Specialties:General & Acute Care Surgery
NPI #1366678815

Mauricio Bassante, MD

A seasoned general and trauma surgeon, Dr. Bassante specializes in minimally invasive surgical procedures and advanced endoscopy. He is also professionally trained in the application of state-of-the-art robotic technology for surgical practices, enhancing precision and reducing patient recovery time. He is the current chair of MUSC Health – Orangeburg's surgery department and formerly served as the hospital's trauma medical director.
Dr. Bassante commenced his medical journey at the Catholic University of Ecuador. Upon the completion of his studies, he continued his training through a residency at East Tennessee State University. In his practice, Dr. Bassante combines his extensive medical knowledge with a strong sense of empathy, striving to make each patient's experience as comfortable as possible. He is multilingual and fluent in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Bassante has spearheaded several quality improvement projects, including the implementation of an enhanced recovery program specifically tailored to colorectal surgery patients, and is heavily involved in the surgical aspect of glycemic management for diabetic patients.
Committed to medical education and research, he routinely gives presentations on critical developments in the world of surgery, with a recent focus on the profound impact of robotic techniques in acute surgical care. Dr. Bassante's commitment to elevating surgical standards extends to his research efforts as well. He has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed articles, further demonstrating his investment in advancing medical knowledge.

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My Offices

  • Map of 1175 Cook Rd. in Orangeburg
    MUSC Health General Surgery - Orangeburg
    Primary Office
    1175 Cook Rd.
    Suite 320
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
    Day of the WeekHours
    Monday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Friday8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Map of 1175 Cook Rd. in Orangeburg

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