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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital

7 Richland Medical Park Dr.
Columbia, SC 29203

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Our board-certified pediatric endocrinologists at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital evaluate and treat children and young adults with a wide range of hormonal disorders in Columbia, Lexington and across the Midlands region of South Carolina.

With specializations including diabetic care, our Palmetto Health-USC Pediatric Endocrinology physicians and nurse practitioners work in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association-certified Diabetes Education Program at Palmetto Health Richland. We also are involved in clinical research involving a variety of hormonal disturbances.

Conditions treated

  • Adrenal gland disorders

  • Calcium disturbances (hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, osteoporosis)

  • Diabetes mellitus

  • Insulin-dependent (type I diabetes)

  • Non-insulin dependent (type II diabetes)

  • Disorders of timing of puberty (delayed or precocious)

  • Growth disorders

  • Thyroid conditions (congenital or acquired; over active/under active)

  • Other glucose regulatory problems (hypoglycemia, impaired glucose tolerance, hyperinsulinism)

Care team

Whitney W. Brown, MD


Lisa M. Knight, MD

Bhavana Narala, MD

Laura L. Szadek, DNP

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