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Metabolic Bone Clinic

Metabolic bone clinic is an inter-disciplinary clinic designed to evaluate and provide comprehensive care to children with a wide array of metabolic bone disorders.

The Bone Clinic meets once a month in the Endocrinology Clinic (Clinic B)
Children's Park Place Building, 1st Floor
1601 4th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35233

Types of Disorders Seen (but not limited to)

  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)
  • X-linked hypophosphatemia rickets (XLHR)
  • Osteoporosis (primary or secondary)

Scheduling an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 205-638-9107.

Please schedule 2-4 hours for initial evaluation. Evaluation includes history gathering, full physical examination, rehab testing, radiographic studies, blood or urine testing.

Our Team

Ambika Ashraf, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology

Margaret Marks, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology

Team Members:
Michael Conklin, MD, Pediatric Orthopedics
Erin Swanson, MD, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
Joy Dean MD, Geneticist
Lauren Quinn Woodward, CRNP, Endocrinology
Charlotte White, CRNP, Endocrinology

Additional Resources

National Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
X-linked Hypophosphatemia (XLH)
Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES)