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General Pediatrics

The division of general pediatrics provides inpatient and outpatient care to all children. Our hospitalists provide care on the inpatient units of MUSC's Children's Hospital. We also care for most of the infants in the Level I Newborn Nursery.

Our faculty members' areas of expertise represent the following subspecialties, including the following:

  • Asthma care
  • Environmental health
  • Immunizations
  • International health
  • Medical education Medication prescribing errors
  • Medical infomatics
  • Medication prescribing errors
  • Obesity
  • Quality of care
  • School-based health care
  • Toxicology
  • Telehealth:

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Faculty with Joint Appointments in General Pediatrics


Hospitalist Services

The MUSC Pediatric Hospitalist Service is a dedicated team of highly trained academic pediatricians committed to providing the highest quality of inpatient care to your pediatric patients.  At times, your child’s primary care physician may request that a specially-trained pediatrician, called a hospitalist, oversee your child’s care during his or her stay at the MUSC Children's Hospital.

Pediatric Hospitalists...

  • evaluate patients for potential admission through the pediatric emergency department.
  • admit patients, develop plans for diagnosis and treatment within 24 hours of admission.
  • coordinate sub-specialty and surgical consults, as needed, while continuing to oversee the overall care of the patient.
  • maintain open lines of communication with patients and their families throughout their stay and upon their discharge.
  • maintain open lines of communication with patients' physicians.
  • provide a detailed discharge summary for patients and their physicians.

 

Contact Us

MUSC Department of Pediatrics
Division of General Pediatrics
135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 561
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-876-8512
Fax: 843-876-8709
Email: genpeds@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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