Dr. Isabel L Virella-Lowell MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Isabel Virella-Lowell is a pediatric pulmonologist in Charleston, South Carolina and is affiliated with MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina. She received her medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Virella-Lowell accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 3 doctors at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Gujarati and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology, Cystic Fibrosis Pulmonology

Clinical Interests: Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Cough, Quality of Health Care, Telemedicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995 - 1998

University of Florida
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 1998 - 2001

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Other Training, Psychology, 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 16 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 13 years in Pediatric Pulmonology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctors in America

Elected member of Society for Pediatric Research

Henry A. Kokomoor Award for Outstanding Clinical Fellow in the Department of Peds

Publications & Presentations

IL-10 delivery by adeno-associated vector attenuates inflammation in mice with Pseudomonas pneumonia
S Morrow Buff #, H Yu, J McCall, S Caldwell #, T Ferkol, T Flotte, and I Virella-Lowell 2010 5 1

Loss of induction of acid sphingomyelinase is associated with persistent pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in cystic fibrosis
H Yu, Y Zeidan, B Wu, T Flotte, Y Hannun, and I Virella-Lowell 2009 1 23

Oral instillation with Surfactant Phospholipid: A reliable Alternative to Intra- tracheal Injection in Mice Studies
H Yu, SM Buff#, JE Baatz, and I Virella-Lowell 2008 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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