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BRUNSWICK, N.C. – In 2017, Novant Health expanded endocrinology services to Brunswick County with the opening of Novant Health Endocrinology. The clinic was temporarily located at Novant Health Family and Internal Medicine South Brunswick in Carolina Shores and has now moved to 204 Smith Avenue in Shallotte.
Novant Health Endocrinology is staffed by Virginia Czimber, family nurse practitioner, and supported by Dr. Paul Whitesides.
Czimber has 10 years of experience evaluating and treating endocrine disorders. 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. She is also board certified in advanced diabetes management by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.
Whitesides joined Novant Health in June 2017. Prior to joining Novant Health, he provided care in Wilmington, North Carolina for over 30 years. Whitesides received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and went on to complete 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 from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Whitesides is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, endocrinology and metabolism.
Novant Health Endocrinology provides comprehensive care for endocrinology disorders. The clinic is open Monday through Friday. For more information call 910-721-4230 or visit NovantHealth.org/EndocrinologyShallotte.