David Mahvi

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David Mahvi
MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Office

(843) 792-9300

86 Jonathan Lucas Street Charleston, SC 29425

David Mahvi

Dr. David Mahvi joined the faculty of MUSC in 2016 as professor of surgery, chief of the division of oncologic and endocrine surgery, and chief of the oncology integrated center of clinical excellence (ICCE). Dr. Mahvi is a surgical oncologist. He has focused his clinical practice on the treatment of GI cancers with a particular emphasis on pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, and bile duct cancer.

Prior to his recruitment to MUSC, Dr. Mahvi was the James R. Hines professor of surgery, chief division of gastrointestinal and oncologic surgery, and vice chair for clinical affairs Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He served also as president of Northwestern Medical Group. Before joining Northwestern, Dr. Mahvi was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison ultimately as chief of surgical oncology and director of the general surgery residency program. He led a research laboratory in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin School of Engineering.

The American Board of Surgery (ABS), the national certifying body for surgeons, elected Dr. Mahvi as chair for 2014 through 2015. During his tenure, he developed national policy on the education and management of the surgical workforce. Dr. Mahvi joined the ABS in 2007 as a representative of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), where he also served as president.

A native of Oklahoma, Dr. Mahvi completed his undergraduate work in microbiology and pre-medicine at the University of Oklahoma and went on to obtain his M.D. at the Medical University of South Carolina. He then served his residency and completed a research fellowship in immunology at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Mahvi's research interests have focused on the development of new biomedical devices in the treatment of liver cancer - he is a national and international authority in the field of hepatobiliary cancer, and has previously developed, manufactured, and performed clinical trials of novel biologics.
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Practice MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
Gender Male
Certification SC, SC-40134, IL, IL-036121086, NC, NC-unknown, WI, WI-30313-20, SC-BM1984980, IL-*BM1984980*, SC-2040134, American Board of Surgery, American Board of Surgery-035345
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Accepting New Patients
Insurances Accepted Aetna (PPO), Managed Choice, Open Choice and Exclusive Choice), Ambetter from Absolute Total Care (Marketplace) , BCBS Blue Essentials (Marketplace), Blue Choice Blue Option (Exchange Plan), Blue Choice MyChoice (Available as individual commercial product), Blue Cross Blue Shield Preferred Blue (PPC), Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice HealthCare (Group Health Plan), Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal (FEP), Blue Cross Blue Shield Planned Administrators, Blue Cross Blue Shield State Health Plan for South Carolina, Cigna, Coventry, Employers Health Network/SC Business Coalition on Health, First Health, Great West Healthcare (Part of Cigna now), Humana ChoiceCare PPO (Group Health Plan) , Medcost, Tricare, United HealthCare, AllWell by Absolute Total Care, Clover Health , Absolute Total Care (NEIC), Blue Choice Medicaid, First Choice/Select Health (NEIC), Molina Healthcare , WellCare, Absolute Total Care Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan , First Choice VIP Care Plus Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan, Molina Healthy Connections Prime Dual Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Degrees Medical Doctor
Office Name MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
Languages English
Services MUSC Hollings Cancer Center provides oncology services in Charleston, SC. Oncology includes the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer, and many other forms of cancer.

Contact David Mahvi at (843) 792-9300 for specific information about cancer treatment in Charleston, SC.
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