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

Pediatrics: Endocrinolgy & Diabetes: Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Yale

Bone Center

Clinical Investigation, Yale Center for (YCCI)

Diabetes Research Center

Pituitary Program

Yale Medical Group

Office of Cooperative Research

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics AB of Pediatrics (1982)

  • Pediatric Endocrinology AB of Pediatrics (1983)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Diseases of the Endocrine System, Immune System Safety, Pharmacodynamics, and Efficacy of KRN23 in Children from 1 to 4 Years Old
Diseases of the Endocrine System, Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System An Open-Label, Single-Arm, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Effects of KRN23 on Osteomalacia in Adults
Diseases of the Endocrine System Assess the Efficacy and Safety of KRN23 in Adults with X-linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH)
Child Development & Autism, Children's Health, Genetics - Pediatric, Mental Health & Behavioral Research Autism Biomarkers Consortium for Clinical Trials
Diseases of the Endocrine System Efficacy and safety of KRN23, an antibody to FGF23, in patients with TIO or ENS

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

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

Curriculum Vitae