Clinical Program

Pediatric Care

The Pediatric Metabolic Bone Clinic sees children with disorders of bone and mineral metabolism, including X-Linked Hypophosphatemia. The clinic coordinates the services of endocrinology, radiology, physical therapy, orthopaedics, and surgery through its multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. Clinicians include:

Laleh Ardeshirpour, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist
Thomas Carpenter, MD, Pediatric Endocrinologist
Melinda Sharkey, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Brian G. Smith, MD, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
Christina Rao, Pediatric Physical Therapist

Pediatric Specialty Center
1 Long Wharf Drive, Suite 210
New Haven, CT 06511
Appointments: 203.764.9199
Fax: 203.764.9149

Adult Care

The Yale Bone Center provides adults with metabolic bone diseases, including X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, with state-of-the-art comprehensive care by a team of clinicians, nurses, nutritionists and therapists. Clinicians treating XLH include:

Beatrice Lupsa, MD, Endocrinologist

Karl Insogna, MD, Endocrinologist


Yale Endocrinology & Metabolism

Dana Building, 2nd Floor

789 Howard Avenue

New Haven, CT  06519

Appointments:  203.737.1058

Fax:  203.737.2812