Jan Basile, MD

Jan Basile, MD

Internal Medicine Charleston, SC

Professor, Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 109 Bee St
    Charleston, SC 29401
    Phone: (843) 789-6680
    Fax: (843) 805-5798


  • A clinical trialist, Clinical Specialist, and Fellow of the American Society of Hypertension, I retired as chief of primary care from federal service after 31 years at the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center. I presently run a consultative clinic for resistant and difficult-to control hypertension at MUSC (Medical University of Hypertension) in the division of cardiology.

Dr. Basile's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Hypertension

Dr. Basile's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • ProfessorMedical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC
    Assistant Professor (1982-1996); Associate Professor(1996-2004)
  • Clinical Associate ProfessorCollege of Nursing Medical University of South Carolina
    Charleston, SC
  • ChiefRalph H Johnson VA Medical Center
    Charleston, SC
    Section Chief (1994-1995); Lead Physician (1995-2005)

Dr. Basile's Education & Medical Training

  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South CarolinaChief Residency, Internal Medicine
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South CarolinaResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South CarolinaInternship, Internal Medicine
  • VA Comm Univ, Med Coll of VA Sch of MedVirginia Commonwealth University School of MedicineMedical School
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityOther Training, B.A, Natural Sciences

Dr. Basile's Certifications & Licensure

  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 1981
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineGeriatric Medicine, 1994

Dr. Basile's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2001-2011Best Doctors in America2001-2011, 2012
  • Biltmore’s Who’s Who2011
  • 2004-2009Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals2004-2009, 2010
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Dr. Basile's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Dissecting the JNC 6 Report for the Primary Care Physician.Basile, Jan N. and Wang, Bo, Family Practice Recertification. Vol 21, No. 12, Page 89-104
  • Reducing the Risk of Stroke Through Appropriate Targets and Treatments.Davidson Michael, Basile Jan, Garber Alan, Phillips Robert, Preventive Cardiology, page 215-221
  • Analysis of Recent Papers in Hypertension.Basile, Jan and Brzezinski, Walter, The Journal of Clinical Hypertension. Vol I, No. II
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Heart Failure: From Clinical Data to Clinical Practice.Chapter: Heart Failure: The Scope of the Problem and the Primary Care Physician’s RolePage 3 - 6
    Basile, Jan
    Editors: .Yardley Communications, Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Hypertension Primer.Chapter: Treatment of the Elderly Hypertensive: The Importance of Systolic ElevationPage 446 - 449
    Basile, Jan
    Editors: Izzo and Black.American Heart Association
    Edition 3rd,
  • Hot Topics in Hypertension.
    Egan BM, Basile J, Lackland D
    Editors: .Hanley and Belfus, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Pharmacologic Treatment of Hypertension.Basile, J.N, Southern Medical Association 1996 Annual Meeting. Focus on Scientific and Clinical Symposia, Pg. 18, Medical Association Communications
  • Aggressive Treatment of the CHD Patient to Lower Serum Cholesterol.Basile, J.N, Preventing Cardiovascular Events-An Update for Primary Care Physicians, Institute for Medical Studies
  • Diuretics and Beta Blockers.Basile, J.N, Supplement-Southern Medical Journal. Vol 90 No.12, page 6
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  • 4th Annual Essentials in Primary Care Summer Conference - Session 2Continuing Education Company Inc, Kiawah Island, South Carolina - 7/29/2013
  • 4th Annual Essentials in Primary Care Summer Conference - Session 1Continuing Education Company Inc, Palm Coast, Florida - 7/22/2013
  • 17th Annual Conference on Hypertension - Focus on Hypertension, Diabetes and DyslipidemiaContinuing Education Company Inc, Charleston, South Carolina - 6/28/2013
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  • Clinical Controversies in the Management of Cholesterol.Basile, Jan, Veterans Administration/Southern Medical Association REMEC
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Improving Patient Outcomes: Hypertension.Basile, Jan, Audio-Digest Internal Medicine Volume 50, Issue 04
  • Clinical Pearls in Hypertension.Basile, Jan, Audio-Digest Family Practice Volume 51, Issue 14
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Dr. Basile's Professional Memberships

  • FellowAmerican Soceity of HypertensionFellow

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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