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

Departments & Organizations

Bone Center

Cancer Center, Yale

Clinical Investigation, Yale Center for (YCCI)

Diabetes Research Center

Fellowship Training

Office of Student Research

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

Pituitary Program

Skin Diseases Research Center, Yale

Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Dr. Carpenter has maintained a career-long involvement in metabolic bone diseases in children. He currently directs the Yale Center for X-linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH) and the Physiology Core of the Yale Core Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases. His research interests center on the pathophysiology and development of therapy for XLH, the most common inherited form of rickets. He also has a major interest in the metabolism and function of vitamin D, and disorders related to vitamin D in children. He served as director of the Yale Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program for over 20 years, and is Clinical Director of the Yale’s Pediatric Endocrinology Section.

Education & Training

MD University of Alabama (1977)
Fellow Harvard Medical School, Children's Hospital, Boston
Intern & Resident University of Alabama Hospitals, Birmingham

Honors & Recognition

  • George Lowry LecturerUniversity of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor (2006)

  • Pfizer/Endocrine Society International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (2006)

  • Twelfth annual Judson Van Wyk LecturerUniversity of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill (2006)

  • Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (2011)

  • Who's Who in America (2012)

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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