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This facility opened in February 2008 and will continue MUSC’s long history of providing a service of excellence in patient care. Specializing in Heart & Vascular Disease, Digestive Disease, and Cancer Care, this facility has been designed to offer not only the latest technologies and world renowned physicians, but also provide a convenient hospital with a hotel-like atmosphere. With this new facility, MUSC specifically addresses the increased incidence of cardiovascular and digestive disease and cancer among the growing patient population in South Carolina and the region.
The MUSC Children's Hospital is a 128-bed, modern, state-of-the-art facility planned, designed, equipped and staffed with children in mind, provides comprehensive services for children from birth to 18 years of age. Pediatric specialists in nearly every discipline ensure that every child receives the most effective age-specific care.
Individualized pediatric teams can be created instantly by combining the expertise of diversely trained staff pediatricians. In addition, Children's Hospital has one of the few Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units in the state. The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is staffed exclusively by trained pediatric critical care teams. The hospital is home to the South Carolina Children's Heart Center, an adjunct of the MUSC Heart & Vascular Center.
The diverse medical needs of adults are met by the staff of the Medical University Hospital. Specialists from more than 35 different fields, including neurology, cardiology, infectious diseases, pulmonary and critical care medicine, radiology, urology and nine surgical specialties, provide the highly specialized care medical problems require. The hospital continually undergoes renovation to offer the most technologically advanced diagnostic capabilities and care. Within this hospital, the Palmetto Pavilion is a floor designed to provide the highest standard of care in a setting more like a fine hotel than a hospital.
The Institute of Psychiatry provides the most thorough, state-of-the-art care available for a full range of psychiatric problems. Patients benefit from the attention of nationally recognized psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, social workers, psychologists, and researchers working together to provide care and emphasizing confidentiality and mutual respect. Programs, serving a wide range of disorders and ages have been created to provide personalized treatment to individuals and families. Treatment is provided through the divisions of youth, adult and geriatric services, and through a number of specialty clinics. MUSC's Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs is one of the nation's premiere facilities for researching and treating substance abuse.
At Storm Eye Institute, vision is our mission. We seek to advance the science of ophthalmology and meet the eye care needs of the public by committing to care, to teach, to serve, to discover. As a research institute, Storm Eye enjoys notoriety throughout the world for innovation and discovery in many fields including intraocular lenses, retinal function and the study of retinal diseases and glaucoma neuroprotection.