Endocrinology & Diabetes

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Our board-certified physicians and dedicated staff manage a comprehensive range of treatment plans for children dealing with diabetes and endocrine disorders. Because each child’s health care needs are unique, every patient has an individualized plan of care.

Our program:

  • Is certified by the American Diabetes Association.
  • Offers the latest diabetes technologies.
  • Has a multidisciplinary team that engages our patients and families to improve the experience of living with a chronic illness.
  • Has a family advisory council.
  • Offers a care coordinator to address the mental health needs of our patients.
  • Conducts clinical research studies that offer patients and their families an opportunity to participate in population health research as well as clinical trials.

Services We Offer

  • Clinical trials
  • Comprehensive diabetes care 
  • Diabetes care coordination 
  • Diabetes education
  • Diabetes nutrition services supervised by registered dieticians 
  • Diabetes transition program
  • Pediatric transgender clinic
  • Support groups
    • Diabetes
    • Gender dysphoria
    • Turner syndrome
  • Diabetes technological support

Endocrinology & Diabetes Conditions We Treat

  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Short stature
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Turner’s syndrome
  • Puberty Issues
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Bone problems
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Gender dysphoria

Locations

Endocrinology + Diabetes Summey

R. Keith Summey Medical Pavilion
2250 Mall Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406

Endocrinology + Diabetes Mount Pleasant

After Hours Care Mount Pleasant
2705 Highway 17
Suite 100
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Endocrinology & Diabetes Summerville

Specialty Care North Charleston
2750 Dantzler Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406

 

More Care Team Members

  • Kristina Brooks, MSN, RN, CPN
  • Deborah Carter, BSN, RN, CPN
  • Meghan Collins, MSW, LISW-CP
  • Heather Dolan, BSN, RN, CDE
  • Theresa Headley, BA
  • Sonja Muckenfuss, MSN, RN, NE-BC
  • Hannah Bieze, RD
  • Vera Rhodan