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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 Toni Davison at 205-638-5025 (scheduler for Dr. Marks) or Sherry Mosley at 205-638-5027 (scheduler for Dr. Ashraf).

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

Director:
Ambika Ashraf, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology

Physicians:
Margaret Marks, MD, Pediatric Endocrinology

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


Additional Resources

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