Dr. Rahul Argula was born in Hyderabad, India. He completed his medical schooling further south in the coastal town of Puducherry, at JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research). After graduating from medical school, he moved to Houston, Texas, to pursue a Master’s degree in public health at the UT school of Public Health, focusing on epidemiology and biostatistics. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at MUSC and following this, completed his fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine, also at MUSC. In 2013, he joined the faculty at MUSC with an interest in pulmonary vascular disease. His research interests include pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vascular disease in the setting of connective tissue disease, interstitial lung disease, and sarcoidosis. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary vascular disease in the setting of advanced liver disease, end stage renal disease, COPD, and interstitial lung disease.
Dr.Argula is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, and critical care. He works together with multiple providers within the MUSC system to manage patients with advanced lung disease. During his inpatient service time, Dr.Argula provides care for patients admitted to the intensive care units at MUSC and also provides consultative services to hospitalized patients with pulmonary diseases.