Scott Sasser, MD

Medical School
Tulane School of Medicine

Residency Training
Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship Training
Carolinas Medical Center (EMS Medicine)

Scott M. Sasser, MD, FACEP, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, SC, and Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clemson University School of Health Research, Clemson, SC.

Dr. Sasser joined Prisma Health as the inaugural Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2014 after spending twelve years in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served in a variety of operational and academic roles including Director of Global Health Programs, Global Health Fellowship Director, and Associate Medical Director. Throughout his career, Dr. Sasser has worked nationally and internationally on issues related to the care of the acutely injured with a focus on Emergency Medical Services (EMS), including efforts focused on field triage, acute trauma care, preparedness and response, and emergency care system development. He has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Federal Emergency Management Agency, the United States Agency for International Development and is currently the Principal Investigator on a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Grant to the American College of Emergency Physicians and National Association of EMS Physicians focused on Advanced Automatic Collision Notification education for EMS professionals. He is the author of numerous publications and educational presentations.

Dr. Sasser completed his emergency medicine residency training and EMS Fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, and throughout Africa. He has been married to Kelli for 27 years, and they have four children-Chris, Anna, Jackson, and Sophia.