Part of what allows Dr. Charles Mulligan to keep his cool in high-stress situations is his experience in the military. He graduated from West Point in 1983. After earning his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Mulligan went on to complete his general surgery residency at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Dr. Mulligan completed his thoracic surgery fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. He went on to serve as a staff cardiothoracic surgeon at Walter Reed and later served as Chief of Thoracic Surgery with the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Iraq. He currently practices as a thoracic surgeon at Christiana Care’s Thoracic Surgery Helen Graham Cancer Center in Newark, Delaware.
Dr. Charles Mulligan is passionate about treating asbestos-related disease in veterans and works to deliver the best care to all his patients.
Focus on Asbestos-Related Disease
Dr. Mulligan’s military background led to his interest in treating thoracic disease, particularly lung cancer and mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is especially prevalent in veterans, who were often exposed to asbestos during their military service. Dr. Mulligan is passionate about treating asbestos-related disease in veterans and works to deliver the best care to all his patients.