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Department of Pediatrics : Academic Divisions : Adolescent Medicine

The Division of Adolescent Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina is represented by individuals, teams and programs, all of which are dedicated to assisting children and adolescents with the transition period between childhood and adulthood. Addressing the health care needs of this age group requires not only addressing identified health concerns, but also considering the complicated interactions of developmental changes on healthcare needs, the effectiveness of treatment, health education, and health promotion.

Common Conditions

  • Adolescent well-care
  • Obesity and metabolic-related disorders
  • Developmental disorders of a physical, mental, emotional or social nature
  • Adolescent gynecology
  • Adolescents with chronic illnesses
  • Poor school performance

Division Publications

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Faculty

Medical Services

  • Inpatient Consult Services
  • School-based Clinic
  • Rural Outreach Clinic

Division Programs

  • The Lean Team - This school and community program encourages healthy lifestyle habits in adolescent youth through guidance on diet and exercise.
  • STOPP (Sea Island Teen Opportunity for Prevention Programs) - Community and school-based multi-component teen pregnancy prevention program

Contact Us

Division of Adolescent Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
135 Rutledge Avenue
MSC 561
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-876-1490
Email: adolescent@musc.edu