Judith Thompson Burgis, MD
Chair and Professor of Clinical Ob/Gyn

Contact Information
(803) 545-5700
2 Medical Park, Ste. 107
Columbia, SC 29203

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Administration/Gynecology

Medical Education
University of South Carolina, MD, 1989

Richland Memorial Hospital/USC School of Medicine, 1993


Board Certifications
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995


Dr. Burgis joined the faculty of University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 2004. She completed her medical education at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC, in 1989, and her residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, SC, in 1993. Prior to her faculty appointment, she was in private practice in Columbia, SC for eleven years. Dr. Burgis' areas of interest include vulvar disorders, pediatric/adolescent gynecology, and maternal morbidity and mortality. Dr. Burgis was named Interim Chair of the USC School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2010 and Chair of the Department in October 2011. She continues to maintain a limited practice in comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Burgis is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP), the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), and the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (SAAOG). She is secretary-treasurer of ACOG District IV-South Carolina section and will begin serving as Vice Chairman of the South Carolina section in October 2014. Dr. Burgis is President Elect of SAAOG and will begin serving as President in 2015. She is a reviewer for the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Dr. Burgis is actively involved in statewide efforts to improve birth outcomes and maternal mortality reporting.