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Eric R. Powers, M.D., FACC

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Title
  • Service Line Co-Medical Director, Heart & Vascular Center
  • Professor
Degree M.D., FACC
School M.D. awarded by Harvard Medical School, 1974
Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine: Interventional Cardiology
Specialties
  • Cardiology - Interventional
  • Cardiology
Clinical Interests
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Coronary artery disease
  • General cardiology
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Valvular heart disease
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Locations

MUSC Health West Ashley Cardiology
2075 Charlie Hall Blvd.
Charleston, SC 29414
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Ashley River Tower
25 Courtenay Drive
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Dr. Eric Powers is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.  Dr. Powers is the Director of The Acute Coronary Syndrome Center and Medical Director of The Cardiology Inpatient Progressive Care Unit.  His clinical interests are invasive, interventional, and general cardiology. 

Dr. Powers is a graduate of The Harvard Medical School.  He did his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at The Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  Prior to moving to The Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Powers was on the faculty and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Columbia University in New York and subsequently at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dr. Powers’ research career has involved both laboratory and clinical research.  Areas of research have included acute myocardial infarction, acute coronary syndromes, interventional cardiology, vascular biology, congestive heart failure, and valvular heart disease.

Dr. Powers has coauthored over one hundred peer reviewed publications.  He is a member of a number of professional societies including The American College of Cardiology, The American Heart Association, and The Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions.  Dr. Powers has served on research and educational committees for these organizations and has served as an editorial consultant for a number of medical journals.  Dr. Powers has served on an N.I.H. study section and grant review panels for The American Heart Association and NASA.

Dr. Powers has received a number of teaching, community, and clinical awards and has been named as one of “America’s Top Doctors” and one of the “Best Doctors in America”.

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