The Department of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) seeks a pediatric neurologist at the assistant or associate professor level. Candidates must be eligible or certified by the ABPN with Special Qualification in Child Neurology. Interest/ Experience in movement disorders and its treatment encouraged. Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in South Carolina.
The current Division of Pediatric Neurology includes five faculty members and 2.5 nurse practitioners and provides the full range of both inpatient and outpatient clinical services at MUSC Children’s Hospital. MUSC's Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, is designated a Level IV epilepsy center, the highest designation offered by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. The center offers multidisciplinary diagnostic and treatment services to patients from infancy to young adulthood through the MUSC Children's Hospital. Adult patients are provided care at MUSC Hospital. MUSC’s Neurophysiology Lab has a complete combination of accredited labs in EEG, EMG, Intraoperative Monitoring, and Intracranial and Extracranial Vascular Imaging, in conjunction with a Level IV Epilepsy Center. The goal of the Center is to develop a partnership with referring physicians so that each child receives optimal long-term care. Specialty services such as speech language pathology and neuropsychology are available, as well as diagnostic services such as inpatient and outpatient video EEG monitoring.
MUSC Children’s Hospital is the only institution in South Carolina to be ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 edition of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.” MUSC is the only quaternary academic medical center in the state of South Carolina and is expanding rapidly. Many new opportunities are developing with the opening of the new MUSC Children’s Pediatric Subspecialty R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion, which offers comprehensive outpatient pediatric only services including specialty clinics, outpatient surgery, diagnostic imaging, infusion procedures, and support services such as lab and pharmacy. A new Children’s Hospital, scheduled to open in October of 2019, will offer state of the art tertiary and quaternary services including a brand new state of the art EMU unit that is double the size of our current unit. Charleston, SC is a beautiful and historic but cosmopolitan city on the Atlantic Coast, and the Charleston community is quite family-friendly with excellent neighborhoods and schools, access to numerous cultural and outdoor activities, and easy transportation.
Interested candidates should email a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Katherine Twombley, MD, Interim Division Chief; email: email@example.com.
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About Medical University of South Carolina
Founded in 1824, The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) continues the tradition of excellence in education, research and patient care. MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and 700 residents in six colleges and has nearly 13,000 employees, including approximately 1,500 faculty members. As the state’s only academic health science center and largest non-federal employer in Charleston, the university and its affiliates have collective annual budgets in excess of $2.4 billion, with an annual economic impact of nearly $4 billion and annual research funding in excess of $250 million. MUSC operates a 700-bed medical center, which includes a nationally recognized children's hospital, the NCI-designated Hollings Cancer Center, a Level I trauma center, Institute of Psychiatry, more than 100 outreach locations across the state, and South Carolina’s only transplant center.