Meet Our Doctors

Carolyn R. Word, MD

Dr. Word is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology for both Pediatrics and Adults. She received her undergrad and M.D. from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. She completed her residency at MUSC and then traveled back to the University of Virginia to complete her allergy and immunology fellowship.

Personal Life

A Tennessee native, Dr. Word decided to move back to Charleston after spending many summers here with her family on Isle of Palms. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Robert, and their three little ones. Dr. Word enjoys baking and cooking with her children, as well as, listening to live music, spending time at the beach, and paddle boarding as a family.

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Andrew E. Davidson, MD

Dr. Davidson is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in both Pediatrics and Adults. He spends his free time playing guitar and performing for local charitable events.

Bruce D. Ball, MD

Dr. Ball is a local Charlestonian married over 30 years to his wife, Mitzi. They have four children. He is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in both Pediatrics and Adults.

Thomas B. Harper, III, MD

Dr. Harper attended Tulane Medical School after completing his undergrad at The Citadel here in Charleston, SC. He is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in both Pediatrics and Adults.

Jeffrey J. Dietrich, MD

Dr. Dietrich settled on Charleston after being stationed at Charleston AFB with his wife and three children. He is board certified in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in both Pediatrics and Adults.