Joseph W Mathews, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, CCD and Katalina Funke, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Thyroid Specialists Serving Summerville and the Greater Charleston Area in South Carolina

At Palmetto Endocrinology, Joseph Mathews, MD, FACP, FACE, ECNU, CCD, Katalina Funke, MD, and their team work together to give their patients compassionate care paired with cutting-edge treatments and procedures.  At his office in Summerville, South Carolina, patients find relief from a wide range of endocrinological conditions with top-tier diagnostic tools and treatment tailored to those conditions. 

The providers at Palmetto Endocrinology are experienced, with specialties ranging from thyroid disorders to cortisol issues to diabetes.  Dr. Mathews holds certifications to perform leading-edge procedures and treatments. Specifically, he holds an Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) and is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD®).  He also performs his own ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies in the comfort of the office and regularly hosts clinical trials to give patients access to the latest treatments available today. 

In fact, people often travel from out of state for access to their expertise.  At Palmetto Endocrinology, patients from all over find dedicated, expert-level care for adrenal problems, Hashimoto’s disease, male hypogonadism, parathyroid disorder, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).  Additionally, they find specialized medical support for their weight loss goals.  

To learn more about the top-tier treatment available at Palmetto Endocrinology and the variety of conditions they treat, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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At Palmetto Endocrinology, we offer state of the art diagnostic tools, therapies, clinical experience, and patient-oriented care in a center of excellence.

We accept most major insurance plans

We accept most major insurance plans. Please contact the medical office for all insurance related questions.

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Palmetto Endocrinology
1101 Old Trolley Road, #300
Summerville, SC 29485
Phone: 843-376-2670
Fax: 843-376-2790


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