I am a mother of three who enjoys taking care of patients with a full range of endocrine disorders. I am board-certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and have been a resident of Wake County, NC since 1997. I have clinical and research interests in diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies, including sensor-augmented pumps. I also enjoy caring for children with bone diseases including osteoporosis, rickets, avascular necrosis, skeletal dysplasias, and calcium/phosphorus disorders. I manage complex patients with hypothalamic/pituitary disorders and including late effects of cancer treatments. Sexual development, pubertal disorders, and gender disorders are a special interest of mine. Thyroid disorders (including cancer), adrenal disorders (including congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and tumors are also part of my clinical repertoire. Clinical Interests General pediatric endocrinology Disorders of growth Adrenal disorders Thyroid dysfunction & cancer Calcium and phosphorus metabolism Hypothalamus / pituitary disorders Sexual, gender, and pubertal disorders Diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies including sensor-augmented pumps Research Interests Late endocrine effects of cancer treatment Diabetes mellitus Thyroid cancer Treatment of bone disorders with bisphosphonates including avascular necrosis
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