William M. Yarbrough, MD

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University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina (General Surgery); Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California (Cardiothoracic Surgery)

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A native of Columbia, South Carolina, William M. Yarbrough, MD, earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and graduated with his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia. He then completed a general surgery internship and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, serving as administrative chief resident. He also completed a National Institute of Health postdoctoral research fellowship while at MUSC. After completing his general surgery training, Dr. Yarbrough completed a cardiothoracic surgery residency at Stanford University in Stanford, California.

He has published more than two dozen manuscripts, written and contributed to numerous book chapters and presented at peer-reviewed regional and national conferences. Board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Yarbrough most recently served as a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon at Providence Thoracic and Cardiovascular Associates in Columbia, South Carolina. Prior to that role, he was an assistant professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at MUSC.

Dr. Yarbrough and the board-certified cardiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons and highly skilled staff at Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center provide patients with the highest level of care in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart and vascular diseases. As the region’s premier heart program, Lexington Medical Heart and Vascular Center combines advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology with compassionate care for patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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