Phillip Moschella, MD, PhD

Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina

Residency Training
University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Dr. Moschella graduated Cum Laude from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC with a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in History. He was accepted to the Medical Scientist Training Program at the Medical University of South Carolina. This program is one of only a few NIH funded MD/PhD programs in the US. He finished his PhD in the lab of Dr. Kuppuswamy as part of the Gazes Cardiac Research Institute. His research centered on the function of the novel PKC isoforms during hypertrophic growth of the myocardium. His research has been funded by both the VA and NIH. Dr. Moschella went on to residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has continued research during his residency publishing on HIV screening in the Emergency Department, and created a new simulation model of priapism. He has several first author publications and has presented at national conferences including:Experimental Biology, American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, and SAEM. He has several new medical devices in various stages of development and patents pending from both MUSC and Cincinnati. He plans to continue his research career and medical device development as part of the Prisma Health. Dr. Moschella also enjoys cooking, carpentry and spending time with his family.