Dr. James H Abernathy MD Anesthesiologist

Dr. James Abernathy is an anesthesiologist in Charleston, South Carolina and is affiliated with MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Abernathy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina who specialize in Anesthesiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Anesthesiologist: Cardiothoracic

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Anesthesiology, 2002 - 2005

University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care
Residency, General Surgery, 2001 - 2002

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, 2005 - 2006

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

National Board of Echocardiography
Certified 8 years in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

American Board of Anesthesiology
Certified in Anesthesiology

SC State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Realizing Improved Patient Care through Human-centered Operating Room Design: A Human Factors Methodology for Observing Flow Disruptions in the Cardiothoracic Operating Room.
Palmer, G.,Abernathy, J. H.,Swinton, G.,Allison, D.,Greenstein, J.,Shappell, S.,Juang, K.,Reeves, S. T.

Case 4--2012. Intrathoracic fire during coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Hudson, D. W., Guidry, O. F., Abernathy, J. H., Ehrenwerth, J.

Continuous localized monitoring of plasmin activity identifies differential and regional effects of the serine protease inhibitor aprotinin: relevance to antifibrinolytic therapy.
Reust, D.L., Dixon, J.A., McKinney, R.A., Patel, R.K., Rivers, W.T., Mukherjee, R., Stroud, R.E., Madden, K., Groves, K., Rajopadhye, M., Reeves, S.T., Abernathy, J.H., Spinale, F.G.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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