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Pediatric Travel Clinic

The Pediatric Travel Clinic at MUSC 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
  • Both routine and travel-specific vaccinations
  • Prescriptions for malaria prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea

Services Provided Post-Travel

  • Follow up care for children with travel-related illness
  • Booster vaccinations as needed

Scheduling your appointment

We recommend scheduling your appointment at least 4-6 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.