Becoming a Patient

Making an Appointment

Dr. Varela and patient

If you are a new patient and would like to schedule an appointment, please call Hollings at 843-792-9300 and select extension 2. You may also Request an Appointment online.

If you are an established patient and need to schedule an appointment, please call Hollings directly at 843-792-9300 and select extension 1.

Physician Referrals

If you are a health professional and would like to refer a patient to Hollings, please contact the appropriate Navigation Team or use our Online Referral Form. You may also contact MEDULINE at 843-792-2200.

Preparing for Your First Appointment

We understand that a diagnosis of cancer can be a frightening experience and initiating your care may seem complex. Your Navigation Team will guide you every step of the way while delivering a personalized experience.

Financial Counseling and Insurance Coverage

Your Navigation Team can refer you to one of our full-time Financial Counselors for assistance with your insurance questions and information on what insurance plans are accepted by MUSC.

Travel & Lodging

For your convenience, please feel free to fill out the forms below and bring them with you to your first visit. Paper copies will also be available at the registration desk when you arrive.

Medical Records

With your permission, your care team will need to obtain all necessary medical records and test results in preparation for your first appointment. They will also advise you if any additional tests are needed. By gathering this information in advance, your first appointment will be as productive as possible.

In some instances, we may need you to sign a release form for your previous medical records. Your care team will instruct you further if this is necessary.

Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Personalized patient care is at the center of everything we do. And no one tells the story better than our patients themselves. Meet some of our patients and hear about their cancer journey.
Patient Stories

Patient & Family Resources

Patient Resources

Along with state-of-the-art treatments, Hollings assists patients in dealing with the financial, physical and emotional aspects of having cancer.
Patient & Family Resources

Find a Clinical Trial

Find a Clinical Trial

Our clinical trials for hematological malignancies offer patients access to cutting-edge therapies that may not be available anywhere else.
Clinical Trials