Eric Meissner, MD, PhD

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Eric Meissner, MD, PhD

Physician in Summerville, SC
Specialties:Infectious Diseases
NPI #1497954036

Eric Gerhard Meissner, MD, PhD

Director of HIV and Hepatitis Patient Care and Research, Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Meissner joined the MUSC infectious diseases division in 2014. Originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he attended Middlebury College where he majored in biochemistry and then completed his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at UNC-Chapel Hill (Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology), followed by internal medicine training at the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed his infectious diseases fellowship and post-doctoral work at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Maryland, where he focused on the associations of host innate immunity with treatment outcome during interferon-free treatment of hepatitis C virus infection.

Dr. Meissner's outpatient clinical focus is providing care for persons living with HIV infection and persons with viral hepatitis infections. Dr. Meissner's laboratory studies the interface between the host immune system and chronic viral infections, with a specific interest in lambda interferons, hepatitis B virus (HBV), the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
Clinical Areas of Interest
  • General infectious diseases
  • HIV
  • Transplant infectious diseases
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Fellowship at National Institute of Health
  • Fellowship at National Institutes of Health
  • Residency at University of Washington Medical Center

Insurances Accepted

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My Offices

  • Map of 5500 Front St in Summerville
    MUSC Health Nexton Medical Park
    5500 Front St
    Suite 320
    Summerville, SC 29483
    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 5500 Front St in Summerville
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    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
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