General Pediatrics and Hospital Medicine
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
- International health
- Medical education Medication prescribing errors
- Medical infomatics
- Medication prescribing errors
- Quality of care
- School-based health care
- Academic Generalist Fellowship in Health Services Research
- Fellowship in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
- William T. Basco, M.D., MS - Division Chief
- Michelle I. Amaya M.D., M.P.H.
- David Bundy, M.D.
- Kirstin Campbell, M.D.
- Kathryn Cristaldi, M.D.
- Kristina Gustafson, M.D., MSCR
- Annie Andrews, M.D.
- Patricia G. McBurney, M.D., MSCR
- James McElligott, M.D., MS
- Claire MacGeorge, M.D., MSCR
- Sarah Mennito, M.D.
- David Mills, M.D.
- J. Routt Reigart, M.D.
- Sara Ritchie, M.D.
- James R. Roberts, M.D., MPH
- Christine San Giovanni, M.D.
- Andrea P. Summer, M.D.
- Ronald J. Teufel, II, M.D., MSCR
- Elizabeth M. Wallis M.D.
- Daniel Clay Williams, M.D.
- Conrad Williams, M.D.
Faculty with Joint Appointments in General Pediatrics
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.
- 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.