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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

The pediatric infectious diseases division performs consultations for diagnostic evaluations and management of children with known or suspected infectious diseases and some immunodeficiencies, including HIV.

Medical Services

  • Inpatient and outpatient consultations for infectious diseases
  • Comprehensive HIV care
  • Long-term antibiotic management
  • Tele-consultation for MUSC and non-MUSC providers

Our Faculty

Training Programs

The Pediatric Infectious Disease Faculty provide clinical and curricular teaching to both medical students and resident physicians. The pediatric infectious disease elective is available to senior medical students through MUSC COM (PEDS 879). Resident physicians interact with the division through formal or informal consultations and in topic-oriented teaching sessions. The elective in pediatric infectious diseases gives the resident an opportunity to see inpatient and outpatient consultations as well as understanding the importance of telephone consultations with outside providers. Participation in clinical research projects by interested residents is encouraged. The division also provides clinical instruction in infectious diseases for pharmacy students and residents as well.

Research Programs

  • Neonatal viral infections
  • Enterovirus evaluation in infants
  • Antibiotic clinical trials
  • Clinical and translational aspects of HIV infection
  • Antibiotic and diagnostic stewardship
  • Novel therapeutics and devices to reduce operative infections

Contact Us

MUSC Department of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Roper Medical Office Building
125 Doughty Street
Suite 690, MSC 608
Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: 843-792-2385
Fax: 843-792-5127