Jyotika Fernandes, MD

Jyotika Fernandes, MD

Physician in Charleston, SC
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Specialties: Endocrinology - Diabetes & Metabolism, Cancer - Head & Neck Tumors, Cancer - Brain & Spine Tumors
NPI #1902914955

Jyotika Kanwar Fernandes, MD

Dr. Jyotika Fernandes is a Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, and the Endocrine Section Chief at the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC. Dr. Fernandes completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, and the University of Texas, Houston, and her Endocrine fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the Joint Baylor and M.D. Anderson program in Houston, TX.

Her clinical subspecialty is in the area of endocrine neoplasia (Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pituitary, and Adrenal) and she leads a multidisciplinary Endocrine Tumor clinic at Hollings Cancer Center that involves Head and Neck Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Neurosurgery, Medical Oncology, and Radiation Oncology. She also represents the Endocrinology division at the tumor boards to assist in management plans for these patients. She also sees general endocrinology patients with Thyroid, Adrenal, Pituitary, Parathyroid, and Bone disorders Obesity management, and Diabetes. She is also part of the MUSC Osteoporosis Center.

Dr. Fernandes maintains a substantial clinical-translational research portfolio and has served as PI/ Co-PI on several clinical trials involving Pituitary, Thyroid tumors, and Diabetes. Her most recent research is focused on investigating the role of advanced glycation end products in cancer. Dr. Fernandes currently sees patients at Hollings Cancer Center, Charleston, and Health East Cooper Medical Pavilion, Mount Pleasant, SC. Appointments can be made at 843-792-9200, 843-792-9300, or 843-876-8282.

Board Certifications: Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

My Offices

Insurances Accepted

Clinical Areas of Interest
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Adrenal mass
  • Endocrine neoplasias
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Thyroid nodules
Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
Gender
  • Female

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