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Novant Health to expand endocrinology services to Brunswick

BOLIVIA, N.C. – In July, Novant Health will expand endocrinology services to Brunswick County with the opening of Novant Health Endocrinology. The office will be temporarily located at Novant Health Family & Internal Medicine South Brunswick at 75 Emerson Bay Road SW, Suite 102, in Carolina Shores. It will move to its new location later this year.

Dr. Paul Whitesides and Ginny Czimber, family nurse practitioner, will staff the clinic.

Before joining Novant Health in June, Whitesides served as an endocrinologist at Wilmington Health for more than 30 years. Whitesides received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and his fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Whitesides is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both internal medicine and endocrinology.

Czimber has been caring for endocrinology patients at Novant Health Family & Internal Medicine South Brunswick. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing, her master’s degree in science and completed the family nurse practitioner program at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Czimber is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a family nurse practitioner and is board-certified in advanced diabetes management by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Novant Health Endocrinology provides comprehensive care for endocrinology disorders such as diabetes, thyroid disorders and adrenal diseases. The clinic is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call 910-721-4239.

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017