The General Assembly elected Dr. Henry Frederick Butehorn III to serve as the medical professional representing the 4th Congressional District on the Medical University of South Carolina and Medical University Hospital Authority Board of Trustees.
Butehorn is the chief of otolaryngology at Spartanburg Medical Center and co-director of the head and neck tumor board at Gibbs Cancer Center. He’s also an assistant professor at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus and a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.
Butehorn is a past president of the S.C. Otolaryngic Society and the MUSC College of Medicine Alumni Association.
“I am honored to have been elected to the MUSC Board of Trustees,” Butehorn said in a news release. “I look forward to serving my alma mater and helping MUSC reach its fullest potential.”
Butehorn graduated from Duke University in 1994 with a degree in biomedical engineering. He earned his doctor of medicine degree from the MUSC College of Medicine in 1998, completing his otolaryngology and head and neck surgery residency at Albany Medical College.