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Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Our neonatal-perinatal specialists provide care for term and preterm infants requiring Level III care, which includes high-frequency ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Additionally, we serve healthy newborns and Level II care for infants requiring intermediate care.

Quality, Safety, and Evidence-Based Medicine

Neonatology Research Programs

Training Program

Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

Neonatology Outreach Conferences

Our Faculty

David Annibale, M.D., Professor
Director, Division of Neonatology
Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program

John Cahill, M.D., Associate Professor
Medical Director Pediatric Meducare
Director Home Monitoring Program
Alison Chapman, M.D., Assistant Professor
Medical Co-Director NICU Nursery System

Dorothea Jenkins, M.D., Associate Professor

Lakshmi Katikaneni, M.D., Professor
Director, NICU High Risk Follow-Up Clinic

Frances Koch, M.D., Assistant Professor
MUSC Liaison State Metabolic Screening Program

Kimberly Lee, M.D., Associate Professor

Julie Ross, M.D., Assistant Professor
Medical Co-Director NICU Nursery System

Rita Ryan, M.D., Professor

William Michael Southgate, M.D., Professor
Director, Pediatric Residency Program

Sarah Taylor, M.D., Associate Professor
Associate Chief of Neonatology
Medical Director, SC Mothers' Milk Bank
Associate Fellowship Director - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Carol Wagner, M.D., Professor
Associate Director, Clinical and Translational Research Center

Shelly-Ann Williams, M.D., Instructor

Contact Us

Medical University of South Carolina
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology
165 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-792-2112843-792-2112

Named Best Children's Hospital

The U.S. News & World Report rankings once again 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
  • Orthopedics



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