Lipid Clinic

Lipid clinic is an integrated pediatric cardio-metabolic risk reduction program designed to evaluate and provide comprehensive care to children with dyslipidemia. Our interdisciplinary team includes pediatric lipid specialists, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, and certified diabetes educators.

The Lipid Clinic occurs every week in the Endocrinology Clinic
Children's Park Place Building, 1st Floor
1601 4th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35233

Types of Disorders Seen (but not limited to)

Diagnosis and treatment of lipid and lipoprotein disorders including:

  • hypertriglyceridemia
  • hypercholesterolemia
  • hyperchylomicronemia
  • lipodystrophy
  • abeta and hypo beta lipoproteinemia
  • Tangier disease
  • LCAT deficiency

Scheduling An Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call Sherry Mosley at 205-638-5027 (scheduler for Dr. Ashraf) or Kelly Duncan at 205 638 9107 (scheduler for Dr. Foster).


Our Team

Director:
Ambika Ashraf, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology

Team Members:
Christy Foster, MD, Pediatric endocrinology
Erin Tuanama, CRNP, Endocrinology
Julia Berger MS, RD, LD, Clinical Nutritionist
Gary Atchley, RD, LD, Clinical Nutritionist


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