Jyotika Fernandes, M.D.

Accepting New Patients

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Degree M.D.
School University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Residency
  • University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship
  • Baylor College of Medicine
Board Certification
  • Clinical Densitometry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Specialties
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism
Clinical Interests
  • Endocrine neoplasias
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Adrenal mass
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid disease
  • Obesity
Accepts New Patients Yes

Locations

Hollings Cancer Center
86 Jonathan Lucas Street
Charleston, SC 29425
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East Cooper Medical Pavilion
1600 Midtown Avenue
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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Biography

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 Centre, 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 – MD 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 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 the also part of the MUSC Osteoporosis Centre.

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 Clinic, Mount Pleasant, SC.

Appointments can be made at 843-792-9200, 843-792-9300 or 843-876-8282.