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Istvan Takacs
MUSC Hollings Cancer Center Office

(843) 876-6792

86 Jonathan Lucas Street Charleston, SC 29425

Istvan Takacs

Istvan Takacs, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Director of the Functional and Stereotactic Surgery Program, and Director of the Gamma Knife Center at MUSC. He earned his M.D. from the University of Lund, Sweden, entered Neurosurgery residency training at the Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, followed by fellowships at the University of Toronto in Pediatric Neurosurgery and at the University of Arizona in Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery. Dr. Takacs' research focus has been on cortical and deep brain stimulation for psychiatric indications and movement disorders. He has also been involved in stem cell therapy research for Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and traumatic brain injury. His clinical focus is on surgical treatment of Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and pain and stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial tumors, vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia and essential tremor.
Primary Specialty


Practice MUSC Hollings Cancer Center
Gender Male
Certification SC, SC-0T6908, SC-22474, SC-99L125, IA, IA-33918, TN, TN-38334, SC-BT7324318, SC-2022474, Foreign Licensing Board, Foreign Licensing Board-560224-9376, Foreign Licensing Board-X, Foreign Equivalent Specialty Board, Foreign Equivalent Specialty Board-560224-9376, Not Board Certified, ACLS, BLS, ATLS
Payment Options American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Not 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 Hungarian, 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 Istvan Takacs at (843) 876-6792 for specific information about cancer treatment in Charleston, SC.
Additional Services Neurosurgeon, Doctor
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