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Pediatric Travel Clinic

The Pediatric Travel clinic offers comprehensive services for children of all ages, families and young adults who are planning a trip out of the country. Clinic physicians are pediatricians who have received additional training in tropical medicine and traveler’s health.

Services Provided Pre-travel

  • Counseling on preventive measures including insect protection, food and water precautions, prevention of insect-borne infections and blood-borne diseases, high altitude sickness, approach to illness while traveling and environmental risks.
  • Counseling on special precautions to take with young children regarding air travel safety, diarrhea and dehydration, sun and insect protection, and malaria prevention.
  • We provide both routine and travel-specific vaccinations.
  • Prescriptions for malaria prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea are available.

Services Provided Post-travel

  • Follow up care is available for children with travel-related illness.
  • We offer booster vaccinations as needed.

Scheduling Your Appointment

We recommend scheduling your appointment at least four to six weeks prior to your trip. Please bring the following to your appointment: a list of medications you are taking, allergies, prior vaccinations and your travel itinerary.

To schedule an appointment, call 843-876-8512.


Rutledge Tower

135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

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