Endocrinology Providers

Thomas O’Connell, MD, FACE

I specialize in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and often prescribe insulin pumps and glucose sensors.  I also specialize in thyroid disorders and perform a lot of thyroid biopsies.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two daughters, jogging, and hiking with my family and our dogs.  I […]

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A. Melissa Solum, MD

I have been at Kernodle Clinic since 2011.  I practice general Endocrinology, which includes diabetes, thyroid, bone, adrenal, and pituitary conditions. I am dedicated to personalized care for all patients. To me this means allowing for open communication and discussion about what may work best for each individual. I have a military background and am […]

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Cassandra Gonzalez-Hernandez, PA-C

I am new to Kernodle Clinic and practice general endocrinology which includes diabetes, thyroid and bone disease. I am dedicated to providing specialized, patient-centered care that allows for open discussion at each visit. In my free time, I enjoy exploring the natural beauty that North Carolina has to offer from the mountains to the beaches, […]

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