Allan S. Brett, MD
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine

Contact Information
(803) 540-1000
2 Medical Park, Ste. 502
Columbia, SC 29203

Internal Medicine
Division of General Medicine

Medical Education
University of Pennsylvania, MD, 1976

University of Pittsburgh, 1979

Harvard University, 1991

Internal Medicine-General

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1979

Dr. Brett attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and did his internal medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Before coming to South Carolina in 1995, he served on the faculties at Washington University (St. Louis), Georgetown University, and Harvard University. He currently is the Orlando Benedict Mayer Professor of Medicine at USC, director of the Division of General Internal medicine, and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Brett’s academic interests include medical ethics, clinical decision-making, preventive medicine, and health care reform. He is the editor of Journal Watch, a literature-review publication (both in print and online at with an international readership. He is also a core faculty member in the University’s Center for Bioethics.