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

Physician 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.

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Endocrine System Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Gonadal Disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Thyroid Diseases

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adolescent; Child
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Bone Center

Clinical Investigation, Yale Center for (YCCI)

Diabetes Research Center

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

Pituitary Program

Yale Medical Group

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Contact Info

Thomas Oliver Carpenter, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Pediatric EndocrinologyYale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street, Ste WP2

New Haven, CT 06504
Yale Pediatric Endocrinology1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
Lab Location
Tompkins Memorial Pavilion
789 Howard Avenue, Ste Room 522

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
PO Box 208064
New Haven, CT 06520-8064

Curriculum Vitae