South Carolina Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 3 Down syndrome medical care centers in South Carolina:


Greenwood Genetic Center – Greenwood

Summary: General genetic evaluations and followup
Ages Served: All
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 am-5pm
Address: 106 Gregor Mendel Circle Greenwood, SC 29646
Website: www.ggc.org
Appointments: 1-888-GGC-GENE or 864-941-8100
General Phone Number: 1-888-GGC-GENE or 864-941-8100
Clinical Director: Fran Annese, LMSW Greenwood Office Clinic Manager Clinical Research Coordinator – fran@ggc.org
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Clinical Genetics
Medicaid Accepted? SC Medicaid
Insurance accepted? Does not accept out of state insurance


MUSC Down Syndrome Center – Charleston

Affiliation: Medical University of South Carolina
Summary:
The Down Syndrome Center at MUSC Children’s Hospital consists of a multidisciplinary team whose goal is to provide quality care in order to help each individual with Down syndrome reach his or her full potential and function as independently as possible in all aspects of family, school and community life. We provide comprehensive medical management and clinical services to Down syndrome patients and their families. Our multidisciplinary team develops and provides individualized care for the complex medical and psychosocial problems confronting families affected by Down syndrome. We are committed to investigating the clinical problems experienced by individuals with Down syndrome.
Ages Served: 0 to 21 years
Hours and Days of Operation: Telephone availability 8:30am to 5:00pm weekdays; clinic is held multiple times per month – school age Down Syndrome Clinic (6 and up) is on the 2nd Tuesday of the month; Down Syndrome Clinic (6 months – 5 years) is on the 2nd Thursday and every other 4th Thursday of the month
Address:
135 Rutledge Avenue – Rutledge Tower, 3rd Floor
MSC 567
Charleston, SC 29425
Website: www.musckids.org/downsyndrome
Email: vanbake@musc.edu
Appointments: 843-876-0444
General Phone Number: 843-876-1524
Clinical Director: Angela LaRosa, MD, MSCR – Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Medical Director, Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Director of the Down Syndrome Center
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Registered Dietician
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Feeding Specialist
Developmental Pediatrician
Other – Nutritionist, Otolaryngologist
Year Established: 2006
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: Approximately 150
Length of Waitlist: Because the clinic is 1 to 2 times per month, it can sometimes take 1 to 2 months to get an appointment
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes


Palmetto Health Down Syndrome Clinic – Columbia

Affiliation: Palmetto Health Richland / University South Carolina School of Medicine
Ages Served: Up to 21
Hours and Days of Operation: Second Tuesday each month, afternoons
Address: 14 Medical Park, Suite 400, Columbia, SC  29203
Website: www.palmettohealth.org/
Email: Jason.hawn@palmettohealth.org
General Phone Number: 803-434-6155
Clinical Director: Sara Sterne

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