Dr. W. McIver Leppard grew up in Columbia, South Carolina. He graduated from Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Wofford College where he earned his B.S. in Biology. During college, he discovered his passion for medicine while staying in Tanzania, East Africa conducting AIDS research for the CDC.
He spent twelve years at the Medical University of South Carolina where he earned his medical degree, completed a residency in General Surgery and also completed a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship. While at MUSC, he was the recipient of multiple teaching awards including several Resident Teacher of the Month awards, Surgery Resident Teacher of the Year and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.
Dr. Leppard has been awarded Best and Brightest 35 and Under by Columbia Business Monthly and was chosen as an Olympic Torch Bearer in the 1996 Olympics. He has served as Chair of the Department of Surgery for Providence Hospital and is a member of the Cancer Board at Lexington Medical Center, on the Board of Visitors for MUSC and Heathwood Hall Episcopal School’s Board of Trustees.
Dr. Leppard is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Society, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and South Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons.
He is married with two daughters. When not working, Dr. Leppard enjoys spending time with his family, boating, kiteboarding, fly fishing and gardening.