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Welcome to Kernodle Endocrinology

The endocrine system is made up of glands throughout the body that regulate the function, growth and development of tissues and organs by secreting hormones directly into the bloodstream. Endocrine disorders develop when a gland malfunctions and secretes either too much or too little of a hormone due to illness, surgical removal or natural causes. The Kernodle Clinic Department of Endocrinology and its endocrinologists are dedicated to delivering high-quality health care to patients with the full spectrum of endocrine and metabolic conditions.

Kernodle Clinic Endocrinology department offers evaluation and treatment to patients for endocrine and metabolic disorders.  The body’s endocrine system includes the pancreas, the thyroid, parathyroid, pineal, hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary glands, and the ovaries and testes.  It also involves many other organs which respond to, modify, or metabolize hormones. We have experience with a wide range of common and uncommon Endocrine disorders.

In addition, our endocrinologists have privileges at Alamance Regional Medical Center and Duke University Health System and are supported by an experienced and compassionate team of nurses, technologists and staff.

Kernodle Endocrinologists

Name Location
A. Melissa Solum, MD Burlington
Bhakti Paul, MD Mebane
Thomas O’Connell, MD, FACE Burlington & Mebane

The Kernodle Clinic Department of Endocrinology offers locations in Burlington and Mebane, NC.  Both are located off of I-85/40, convenient to Burlington, Mebane and greater Alamance and Orange counties.We offer Endocrinology care in both our West and Mebane offices.

Kernodle Clinic Burlington
1234 Huffman Mill Road
Burlington, NC  27215
Kernodle Clinic Mebane
101 Medical Park Drive
Mebane, NC  27302
New patient appointments require a physician referral.

336-506-1243 – Appointments                                     336-506-1203 – Appointments

Kernodle Clinic has a 60+ year history of quality medical care. Our innovative multi-specialty clinic staffs more than 50 medical providers in 15 areas of practice. Our use of Electronic Medical Records allows us to quickly access your medical records if you are a patient with Family Medicine or any other Kernodle Clinic Department.

Our endocrinologists specialize in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a range of hormonal conditions and gland disorders including but not limited to:

  • Type 1 and 2 diabetes
    • Insulin pumps
    • Continuous glucose monitors
  • Adrenal disorders
    • Adrenal nodules
    • Adrenal hormonal excess
    • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Calcium and bone disorders
    • Hyper and hypoparathyroidism
    • Osteoporosis and osteopenia
    • Paget’s Disease
  • Cholesterol disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
    • Hyper and Hypothyroidism
    • Thyroid nodules
    • Thyroid cancer
  • Pituitary disorders
    • Hypopituitarism
    • Growth hormone excess (acromegaly) or deficiencies
    • Hyperprolactinemia
    • Cushing’s Disease
    • Diabetes insipidis
  • Reproductive hormonal conditions
    • Males with low testosterone
    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

As a courtesy to our patients, we do file insurance claims directly to all insurance plans, even those that do not include Kernodle Clinic endocrinologists in their network. However, your copayment, coinsurance and deductible costs may be higher if Kernodle Clinic is not in your network.  Please bring your health insurance information with you. If you have any questions or need more information please contact us at our locations.

Choose Kernodle Clinic for your family’s medical care because we offer:

  • Fully equipped facilities. Kernodle Clinic West and Mebane have on-site laboratory and radiology services to enable the diagnosis, treatment, and management of medical conditions and minor trauma when needed.
  • Access to Kernodle Clinic doctors. If you need specialty care, we can direct you to a specialists.
  • Bilingual Staff – Available most weekdays