Dr. Mary Abel grew up in Summerville, SC. She attended the University of Virginia for her undergraduate degree then returned to the lowcountry to attend medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She stayed in Charleston to complete her residency in pediatrics at MUSC, and now couldn't imagine living anywhere else. </p> <p>In her spare time, Mary loves to spend time with her husband Clay and their dog Willow. She enjoys cooking, traveling, walking downtown, and spending time on the water.