EpsteinImgDr. Aaron Epstein is a graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and is board Certified in General Surgery from the American Board of Surgery and an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons. He completed his internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia. Since Dr. Epstein relocated to Horry County in 1999, he has strived for excellence in general surgery for our community. He is committed to providing quality patient care in all aspects of general surgery. Dr. Epstein takes pride in good outcomes for all his patients. Dr. Epstein is interested in all advanced surgical techniques in general surgery. Specializing in breast surgery, he preformed the first radioactive seed localized minimally invasive breast cancer surgery in the entire state of South Carolina.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Associates in Surgery, PA – Conway, SC
Active Staff – Conway Medical Center and Waccamaw Community Hospital
General Surgery
1999 – Present

Laurel Surgery Clinic, PA – Laurel MS
Active Staff – South Central Regional Medical Center
General Surgery
1998

Certification
American Board of Surgery
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Member American Society of Breast Surgeons

EDUCATION
University of South Carolina
BS Biology – Minor Chemistry
Graduated Cum Laude
Conway, SC
1984 – 1988

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC – Medical School
1988 – 1992

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA – Surgery Internship
1992 – 1993

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA – Surgery Residency
1993 – 1995

Emory School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA – Visiting Resident for Liver Transplantation
April 1995

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA – Research Fellow in Transplantation
1995 – 1996

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA – Surgery Residency
1996 – 1997

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA – Chief Surgical Resident
1997 – 1998

Proficiencies
General Surgery
Breast Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Colon Cancer
Access Surgery
Gallbladder and Biliary Surgery
Skin Cancer
Melanoma
Screening and diagnostic Colonoscopy
Endoscopy

Professional Affiliations
South Carolina Medical Associates

American College of Surgeons

Conway Medical Center – Conway, SC
Chief of Surgery
2006 – 2010

Conway Medical Center – Conway, SC
Chief of Staff
2010 – 2012