Jan N. BasileMD, FACP, FASH
Dr. Jan N. Basile earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He then completed his internship and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where he was also Chief Resident. He is board-certified in internal medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the American Society of Hypertension (FASH), and for many years served on the American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Board of Directors. Most recently, with the dissolution of ASH, he is serving within the AHA as Vice-Chair of Clinical Programs on the Council of Hypertension (FAHA).
Currently, he is Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Basile spent 31 years at the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center having retired as Chief of Primary Care in 2009. He now directs the resistant hypertension clinic within the Seinsheimer Cardiovascular Health Program, a multiple-risk factor lipid and resistant hypertension referral clinic at MUSC.