HIV Program

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Pediatric, Adolescent, & Young Adult Specialty (PAYAS) Program at MUSC Children’s Health provides expert care for children who have HIV or have been exposed to the virus. Our doctors are board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. They’re part of a team that includes a nurse case manager, a social work case manager, an educational psychologist, a child psychiatrist, and a peer advocate. Our comprehensive care team provides the best outcomes for every patient through patient and family-centered care and advocacy.

Prenatal counseling and consultation is provided in partnership with the Reproductive Infectious Disease program.

Post exposure management (PEP) is provided in partnership with the Child Abuse Pediatrics program.

Services We Offer

  • HIV prevention (pre-exposure (PREP) and post-exposure management (PEP))
  • Medical management of HIV
  • Prenatal counseling
  • Adolescent and young adult HIV care transition
  • Social, psychological, and developmental assessment and care
  • Child Life therapy


MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital

Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital + Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion

10 McClennan Banks Drive

Charleston, SC 29425

Main: 843-792-2300

HIV Program at Tidelands Health

MUSC Childrens Health at Tidelands

4040 Highway 17 Bypass

Suite 306

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

HIV Program at Summey Medical Pavilion

R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion

2250 Mall Drive

North Charleston, SC 29406

HIV Program at Rutledge Tower

Rutledge Tower

135 Rutledge Avenue

Charleston, SC 29425

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More Care Team Members

Consuela Drayton, RN | Nurse case manager

Angel Payton-Harmon | Social work case manager

Evette Green | Peer advocate

Kate Molzan | Administrative assistant