MUSC doctor awarded highest honor by governor

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Dr. Langdon Hartsock, associate professor and chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, was recently awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent from Gov. Nikki Haley.

"I am honored to have received such a prestigious award and grateful that I work at MUSC where we are dedicated to improving the lives of our fellow South Carolinians," said Hartsock.{}The Order of the Silver Crescent is awarded to residents of South Carolina for exemplary performance, contribution and achievement within the community. It is the state's highest award for volunteer and/or community service. The award recognized Hartsock for his leadership in the field of orthopaedic surgery at MUSC.