Jyotika K. Fernandes
Jyotika K. Fernandes, MD, MBBS is currently Professor in Internal Medicine—Endocrine Division at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston (MUSC) South Carolina. She is also Chief of the Endocrine Section at the Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Charleston. Dr. Fernandes completed her early medical training in India — MBBS from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India and MD Medicine at PGIMER (Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh, India.
After her move to the United States, she did her internship at Mayo Clinic Rochester, and finished her residency at University of Texas, Houston. This was followed by a joint endocrine fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and The MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Her clinical interest is endocrine neoplasias and she leads a Multidisciplinary Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic at the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC. The Multidisciplinary Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic comprises specialists from Endocrinology, Endocrine Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiation, and Medical Oncology. Dr. Fernandes is actively involved in endocrine medical education and mentorship of the training fellows and residents at the Medical University and the VA hospital. She has authored several publications in peer-reviewed journals and is the lead investigator in several NIH and pharmaceutical trials.