Dr. Andrew J Savage MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Andrew Savage is a pediatric cardiologist in Charleston, South Carolina and is affiliated with MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Savage accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Heart-Assist Devices, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplantation, Pediatrics, Heart Murmurs, Cardiotonic Agents, Graft Rejection, Immunosuppression

Hospital Affiliation

MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina
Ranked #30 in Pediatrics: Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002–2005

Medical University of South Carolina
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 2006–2010

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 2002

Children's Hospital - Pittsburgh
Chief Residency, Pediatrics, 2005–2006

Medical University of South Carolina
Other Training, 2008–2010


Other Training, Biology, 1998


Other Training, Clinical Research, 2008

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Cardiology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2013

Physician of the Month, Medical University of South Carolina
2013

Teacher of the Month Nominee, MUSC College of Medicine
2013

Nominee Teacher of the Year, Medical University of South Carolina
2012

Teacher of the Month, Medical University of South Carolina
2012

Physician of the Month, MUSC Medical Center
2007

Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical University of South Carolina
2001

Member, Best Doctors

Publications & Presentations

Composite risk factors predict survival after transplantation for congenital heart disease
Minoo N. Kavarana, Andrew Savage, Robert O'Connell, Catherine S. Rubinstein, Jennifer Flynn-Reeves, Kishor Joshi, Martha R. Stroud, John S. Ikonomidis, Scott M. Bradley 2013 10 1

The Thoratec CentriMag for pediatric right ventricular failure
Hodge, A. B., Yeager, C. J., Preston, T. J., Savage, A. J., Butts, R. J., & Kavarana, M. N. 2013 1 1

Cardiac transplantation of highly sensitized patients across c1q negative hla antibodies
Waslaske, S. H., Nickels, L., Nasse, C. L., Titchener, E. H., Cellars, K. A., Savage IV, A. J., & Moussa, O. 2012 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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