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Adolescent Medicine

Programs

  • Adolescent Medicine Consult Clinic – patients are referred for evaluation and limited follow-up of complex conditions occurring during adolescence such as treatment of chronic illnesses, poor school performance, ADHD and learning disabilities, depression and anxiety, substance misuse, obesity and eating disorders, and contraception (including placement of Nexplanon).
  • Burke School-based Clinic – students enrolled at Burke High School or Simmons Pinckney Middle School can be seen at a weekly clinic located at the school.  Signed parental consent is required prior to first visit.  Services include management of chronic illnesses (such as ADHD and asthma), treatment of acute illnesses, sports preparticipation physicals, and telemedicine.  Contraceptive services are not provided.
  • Friedman Center for Eating Disorders – patients are seen for evaluation, counseling and medical treatment, using a Family-based Treatment approach.  Services includes a weekly appointment as well as an Intensive Outpatient Treatment program with 3 appointments a week and a partial hospitalization program with care 5 days a week.

Faculty

Contact Us

Division of Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
135 Rutledge Avenue
MSC 561
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-876-1490
Email: adolescent@musc.edu

Named Best Children's Hospital

The U.S. News & World Report rankings place the MUSC Children’s Hospital heart program among the top 20 in the country. Six MUSC Children’s Hospital divisions are honored in the rankings:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Urology
  • Cancer
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology

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