Dr. Rissmiller grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Villanova University as an undergraduate. He then moved to Winston-Salem, NC and spent ten years at Wake Forest University completing medical school, residency in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship. He then spent nine years in Charlotte, NC, at Carolinas Medical Center (Main Campus) and provided pulmonary and critical care services for patients, as well as taking an active role in resident and medical student education. At CMC, Dr. Rissmiller was medical director for the Respiratory Care Department and also coordinated a pulmonary hypertension clinic at the Myers Park Clinic. He moved to MUSC in February of 2013 and excited to continue to provide excellent care to his patients. He will participate in the pulmonary hypertension clinic, as well as general inpatient and outpatient pulmonary medicine, while maintaining an interest in trainee education.