The spina bifida clinic at MUSC Children's Hospital is available to all patients who carry the following diagnoses: occulta, lipomeningocele, meningocele, myelomeningocele and sacral agenesis. The clinic is available for consultation, referral and ongoing care covering prenatal patients through early adulthood.
The clinic meets on one Tuesday per month and is multidisciplinary in nature, meaning a team of health care professionals with intensive knowledge in spina bifida care is available to assist our patients and their families.
Other Services (provided on an as-needed basis):
- Social Work
- Speech-Language Pathology
- Neuro-Psych evaluations
- Vision and Hearing evaluations
Physicians & Clinicians
- Sandra Buck, RN
Spina Bifida Clinic Coordinator
- Elizabeth Wallis, M.D.
Medical Director, Spina Bifida Clinic Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics
- Michelle M. Macias, M.D.
Professor, Developmental Pediatrics and Genetics
- Todd J. Purves, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Urology
- James Mooney, M.D.
Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
- Ramin Eskandari, M.D., MS
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Jennifer Marshall, PA
Physician Assistant, Pediatric Neurosurgery
- Jennifer Pitassi, PT
Physical Therapist IV Katy Eisert, OT Occupational Therapist
To schedule an appointment, please call 843-876-0444.
Sandra Buck, RN
Spina Bifida Specialty Coordinator
135 Rutledge Avenue, MSC 567
Charleston, SC 29403-9938