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Pediatric Endocrinology

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About Us
We are a referral-based clinic and work in collaboration with primary care physicians to improve continuity of care for our patients. We work primarily out of the Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic in the Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital in the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Our team also sees patients in outreach clinics ­ the Jacksonville Children's & Multispecialty Clinic and the Lumberton Children's Clinic.

To make an appointment, please contact your primary care physician or for more information, you may reach the Nunnelee Clinic at 910.667.6819.

REFERRAL LINE: 910-667-4382
Monday ­ Friday
8:00 am-5:00 pm

The Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic entrance is located to the left of the main entrance to the Betty H.Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital.

Our Facilities
We are located in the Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic at New Hanover Regional Medical Center and our patients are admitted to Betty H. Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital. We work in close collaboration with the Surgical Pavilion for endoscopic procedures.

Diabetes Clinic
When your child is diagnosed with Diabetes, we know it can be life-changing. You want to know that your child is in good hands and that you have a support staff nearby for any emergencies.

Our team, headed up by Dr. Kateryna Kotlyarevska, is available for to provide 24-hour comprehensive care coverage for diabetes patients in Wilmington and around the 10-county region. Our Diabetes Clinic has grown from 60 patients in 2009 to 250 patients in 2014. We provide in-patient care for patients in crisis with diabetes or other endocrine disorders in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at the Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC.

We also offer free comprehensive diabetes education and classes for parents and families.

Kateryna Kotlyarevska, MD - Pediatric Endocrinologist
Originally from the Ukraine, Dr. Kotlyarevska, graduated from Dnepropetrovsk State Medical Academy in Ukraine and completed a residency in pediatrics with focus on adolescent medicine and growth and puberty disorders. After immigrating to US, she did a general pediatrics residency at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY and subsequently completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at University of Michigan. She is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Kotlyarevska works in close collaboration with the pediatric endocrinology division at UNC. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She has been practicing as a pediatric endocrinologist since 2009.
As part of her fellowship training Dr. Kotlyarevska pursued research training. The focus of her research was the growth hormone role in the development of diabetic kidney disease. Her clinical interests include diabetes, growth disorders and pubertal disorders. Dr. K’s personal interests include reading, music, traveling and swimming.

Brenda Melvin, FNP-CDE
Brenda Melvin earned an Associate Degree in Nursing, a BS in Nursing and a Master of Science as Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Originally from Bladen County, Brenda began her nursing career at NHRMC as staff nurse in the NICU. She has worked as a staff nurse in obstetrics, a patient representative, a nurse educator and now currently works as an FNP in Endocrinology at the Nunelee Pediatric Specialty Clinic in the Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital.

Brenda is also a Certified Diabetes Educator and a board member on the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation serving on the Advocacy Committee. She is a guest lecturer at UNCW School of Nursing.

Brenda was one of the founding members of the Developmental Follow-up clinic that provides follow up care to babies who were born either very small at less than 2 lbs 5 oz. or very young at less than 30 weeks gestation. Or can say "who born with conditions placing them at risk for developmental concerns.

She attends Christ community church and is active in frequent mission trips to Romania and Haiti. In her spare time, Brenda enjoys kayaking, dancing and spending time with her husband, 2 daughters and 2 dogs.

Susan Boyd, RN, MSN, FNP-C

Susan Boyd is originally from Wilson, NC and moved to the Wilmington area in 2001. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 2006. She started working at New Hanover Regional Medical Center as a staff nurse in the surgical trauma ICU and post-anesthesia care unit. In 2014, she graduated again from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has experience working in family practice providing primary care to adults and children and became a part of the Pediatric Endocrinology team in 2017. Her clinical interests include diabetes and pubertal disorders. She attends the Sanctuary of Wilmington and is very active with her church in community outreach. In her spare time, Susan enjoys playing the piano, volleyball, traveling and spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.


Neonatal Care

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Neonatal Transport

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NICU Follow-Up Clinic


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Pediatric Unit

Newborn Nursery

Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinics


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NHRMC Foundation

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2212 South 17th St. | Wilmington, NC 28401
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