Division of endocrinology

Endocrinology - Patient Care

Our team of highly trained endocrinologists treat patients in various facilities in the Charleston Area.  Patients are either self-referred or referred by their physician. Patients also are seen in 'focused' clinic settings, such as a weekly Thyroid Clinic, and at the MUSC Cholesterol Center.  Clinics are supported by a staff that includes certified diabetes educators, nutritionists and nurse clinicians experienced in diabetes management and endocrine testing. 

Outpatient Services - Downtown Charleston

Private Diagnostic Clinic
Located on the 7th floor of the new Rutledge Towers Ambulatory Care Facility, the Private Diagnostic Clinic is reserved for patients with endocrine disorders. All endocrine diseases, including thyroid disorders, diabetes, adrenal disorders, pituitary/hypothalamic disorders, obesity, gonadal disorders, calcium/bone disorders and cholesterol disorders are treated in the PDC.  To schedule appointment call:  (843) 792-9200. 

IDEAL Clinic (Intensive Diabetes Education and Awareness Lifestyle)
Located on the 7th floor of Rutledge Towers Ambulatory Care Facility, the IDEAL clinic see patients with difficult to manage Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.  This program uses a team approach utilizing a Physician, Clinical Diabetes Educator (CDE), Nutritionist, and Counselor.  All patients are first seen in the Private Diagnostic Clinic and then are scheduled to this clinic.  To schedule an initial appointment, call (843) 792-9200.

Thyroid Clinic
The MUSC thyroid clinic is conducted every Monday morning in the Rutledge Tower Ambulatory Care facility.  This clinic is open to patients with thyroid diseases.  To schedule an appointment call  (843)792-9200. 

Hollings Cancer Center Clinic
The MUSC thyroid clinic is conducted every Tuesday and every other Friday morning in the Hollings Cancer Center facility.  This clinic is open to patients with thyroid cancer or pituitary issues.  To schedule an appointment call (843) 792-9300. 

Veteran's Administration Hospital
The division supports our nation's veterans by conducting a general endocrine clinic at the nearby Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.  Consultations and follow-up visits are conducted every Wednesday afternoon.  Veterans who wish to be treated in this clinic must be referred by a VA physician.

Outpatient Services - Outreach Clinics

West Ashley Specialty Clinic
Located in West Ashley. Consultations and follow-up visits are conducted every Monday, Thursday and every other Friday. 

East Cooper Clinic
Located in East Cooper. Consultations and follow-up visits are conducted every Wednesday and Friday.

North Area Specialty Clinic
Located in North Charleston. Consultations and follow-up visits are conducted every Monday, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

To schedule an appointment call (843)792-9200

Inpatient (Hospital) Services

The division operates busy subspecialty referral services at Medical University Hospital, and at the Ralph H. Johnson Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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