Dr. Jyotika K Fernandes MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Jyotika Fernandes is an endocrinologist in Charleston, South Carolina. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina and Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Christian Medical College Ludhiana and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Fernandes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at MUSC Medical Center of Medical University of South Carolina and one of 4 at Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1997

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 1999

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1999 - 2001

Christian Medical College Ludhiana
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Oral health and type 2 diabetes.
Leite, R. S.,Marlow, N. M.,Fernandes, J. K.

A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry.
Monda, K. L.,Chen, G. K.,Taylor, K. C.,Palmer, C.,Edwards, T. L.,Lange, L. A.,Ng, M. C.,Adeyemo, A. A.,Allison, M. A.,Bielak, L. F.,Chen, G.,Graff, M.,Irvin, M. R.,Rhie, S. K.,Li, G.,Liu, Y.,Liu, Y.,Lu, Y.,Nalls, M. A.,Sun, Y. V.,Wojczynski, M. K.,Yanek, L. R.,Aldrich, M. C.,Ademola, A.,Amos, C. I.,Bandera, E. V.,Bock, C. H.,Britton, A.,Broeckel, U.,Cai, Q.,Caporaso, N. E.,Carlson, C. S.,Carpten, J.,Casey, G.,Chen, W. M.,Chen, F.,Chen, Y. D.,Chiang, C. W.,Coetzee, G. A.,Demerath, E.,Deming-Halve

Metabolic syndrome and periodontitis in Gullah African Americans with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Sora, N. D.,Marlow, N. M.,Bandyopadhyay, D.,Leite, R. S.,Slate, E. H.,Fernandes, J. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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