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Endocrinology

Office Hours - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (803) 434-7990
Fax: (803) 434-4669

9 Medical Park, Suite 230
Columbia, SC 29203

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology is comprised of three board-certified pediatric
endocrinologists, three pediatric nurse practitioners and a certified diabetes educator. The Division
evaluates and treats children from birth to college age who have the following diagnoses/
conditions (in order of frequency):

  • Diabetes Mellitus 
    insulin-dependent (Type I diabetes)
    non-insulin dependent (Type II diabetes)
  • Growth disorders
  • Thyroid conditions (congenital or acquired; over-active/under-active)
  • Disorders of timing of puberty (delayed or precocious)
  • Other glucose regulatory problems (hypoglycemia, impaired glucose tolerance, hyperinsulinism)
  • Calcium disturbances (hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, osteoporosis)
  • Adrenal gland disorders

The Division actively works in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association Certified Diabetes Education Program at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital and its very proactive insulin pump treatment. The Division is also involved in clinical research involving a variety of hormonal disturbances.

Faculty:
Whitney Winn Brown, M.D.
Malaka B. Jackson, M.D

Lisa Gallo Knight, M.D.
Laura Szadek ,APRN, DNP, CPNP