Thomas Oliver Carpenter, MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology) and of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Clinical Professor of Nursing; Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia; Medical Director, Hospital Research Unit

Research Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale

Diabetes Research Center

Fellowship Training

Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology: Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Yale

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Research Summary

Dr. Thomas Carpenter investigates disorders of mineral metabolism in children, including calcium, phosphorus, and Vitamin D (nutritional rickets). Dr. Carpenter is director of the Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia (YC-XLH). He also directs the Physiology Core of the NIH-supported Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases, which facilitates basic research in the bone. Dr. Carpenter chairs a committee which functions in concert with the Human Investigation Committee and the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation to insure the highest quality approach to clinical research and optimum measures of safety in pediatric research.

Extensive Research Description

  • Novel therapy of X-linked hypophosphatemia
  • Pathophysiology of X-linked hypophosphatemia
  • Vitamin D response to supplementation in infants and children

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Thomas Oliver Carpenter, MD
Patient Care Locations
1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 3
New Haven, CT 06511
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste WP2

New Haven, CT 06504
Lab Location
Tompkins Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste Room 522

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics
15 York Street, Ste Room 3093

New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
Yale PediatricsPO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae