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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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Infectious Disease

Palmetto Health-USC Pediatric Infectious Disease specializes in comprehensive treatment for recurring or persistent conditions in children caused by bacteria and viral infections. We offer consultations for children and young adults in Columbia, Lexington and across the Midlands region of South Carolina, are actively involved in clinical research and medical student and resident education, and facilitate the only comprehensive HIV/AIDS program for children in the 17-county referral area. In addition, we provide pediatric infectious disease expertise and advice to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Services, and are responsible for the administration of the state's first Antibiotic Stewardship program.

Conditions Treated

We care for a full spectrum of infectious and immunologic diseases in children including those caused by bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses.

We consult on conditions including:

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

  • Bone and joint infections

  • Hepatitis

  • Meningitis

  • Respiratory infections

  • Tuberculosis (TB)

  • Unknown illnesses with extended fever or are recurrent


9 Richland Medical Park Dr., Suite 210
Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Us

Phone: 803-434-7995
Fax: 803-434-7983

Care Team

Anna K. Burch, MD


Rebecca W. Widener, MD

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