Division of Emergency medicine

Walter E. Limehouse, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Walter Limehouse, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, returned to the Medical University of South Carolina in 1997 to help develop a residency in emergency medicine.

Dr. Limehouse graduated from MUSC in 1974.  He served in the National Health Service Corps in rural North Carolina and completed residency in pathology at Brown University in Providence, RI.  His emergency medicine practice started in 1981 in Atlanta, Georgia, during the early years of the specialty.  He first board-certified in emergency medicine in 1986 and later served as President of Georgia College of Emergency Physicians.

Currently, Dr. Limehouse is on the executive committee of the University Faculty Senate and serves on the MUH Credentials Committee, Ethics Committee, and Ethics Consult Service.  He enjoys teaching in the Doctoring Curriculum courses on Introduction to Clinical Ethics and Physical Diagnosis.  He coordinates MUSC Celebrations of St. Luke's Day, exploring connections between religious faith, literature, music and healing.

His interests are in medical ethics, clinical practice, and  curriculum development  for our new emergency medicine residency. 

Dr. Limehouse's Curriculum Vitae (PDF Format)*

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Walter E. Limehouse, Jr., M.D.

Walter E. Limehouse, Jr., M.D.


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