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Charleston, SC (Pediatrics)

Meridian's Charleston, SC, location conducts clinical trials related to pediatric conditions and preventative care. Meridian partners with Neighbors Pediatrics to offer infant formula studies, vaccine studies for children of all ages as well as clinical studies for medicines developed to treat conditions such as food allergies, pediatric migraines, and more.

About this research site

Meridian partners with Neighbors Pediatrics’ West Ashley clinic in Charleston to perform pediatric clinical trials alongside principal investigators Philip McGaha, MD, John Traynham, MD, and Todd Vasko, MD. All three physicians are board certified in pediatrics and have been practicing medicine for over 20 years.

Clinical trials for infants and children

This location performs clinical studies for healthy infants and children, as well as clinical trials related to conditions that affect infants, children and adolescents under the age of 21, such as:

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Chronic diseases
  • Constipation
  • Diabetes
  • Infectious diseases
  • Influenza
  • Pediatric migraines
  • Vaccines
  • Viral infections

For more information about joining a clinical trial in Charleston, complete the form at the bottom of this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you decide if the study is right for you or your child.

Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.

Phone: (912) 623-2240 (call center)

Meridian Clinical Research
1871 Savage Rd.
Charleston, SC 29407

Website: neighborspediatrics.com

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Meridian Clinical Research – Charleston, SC (Pediatrics) is located inside Neighbors Pediatrics’ West Ashley clinic.

Meet Your Physicians

Philip McGaha, MD - Headshot

Philip McGaha, MD

Dr. McGaha is board certified in pediatrics and has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years.

  • Board certified in pediatrics
  • Received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction based on actual patient feedback gathered by a national independent research firm
  • Received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia and Bachelor’s degree from Furman University
  • Completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University Hospital
John Traynham, MD - Headshot

John Traynham, MD

Dr. Traynham is board certified in pediatrics and has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years.

  • Board certified in pediatrics
  • Received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction based on actual patient feedback gathered by a national independent research firm
  • Received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Bachelor’s degree from Clemson University
  • Completed his internship and residency at Wake Forest University
Todd Vasko, MD - Headshot

Todd Vasko, MD

Dr. Vasko is board certified in pediatrics and has been practicing medicine for more than 20 years.

  • Board certified in pediatrics
  • Received a 5-Star Award for outstanding patient satisfaction based on actual patient feedback gathered by a national independent research firm
  • Received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia and Bachelor’s degree from Georgia Southwestern College
  • Completed his internship and residency at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

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