Beaufort Memorial Surgical Specialists has added a new physician assistant to its team of five doctors specializing in general, laparoscopic and vascular surgery.
Nancy Thomas, a recent graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina with a master of science degree in Physician Assistant Studies, has clinical experience in a wide range of medical fields from internal and emergency medicine to pediatrics and women’s health.
Thomas earned her Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences at Clemson University, graduating with magna cum laude honors. She spent a year as a student and clinical volunteer at MUSC’s CARES Clinic and was a respite care giver at the Tribble Center in Seneca from 2011-12.
As part of her graduate studies at MUSC, she worked with Dr. Perry Burrus, one of the general surgeons in the Beaufort Memorial practice. She has assisted Burrus in the operating room with a diverse set of cases, including laparoscopic cholecystectomies, appendectomies, hernia repairs, colectomies, lumpectomies, mastectomies and breast biopsies.
At Beaufort Memorial Surgical Specialists, Thomas will be working with the General Surgeons Drs. Perry Burrus, Deanna Mansker, Tim Pearce and Stephen Sisco.
For more information on the practice, visit www.bmhsc.org or call 843-524-8171.