Meet Our Doctors

Bruce D. Ball, MD

Dr. Ball is board-certified in allergy, asthma, and immunology for both pediatrics and adults. He attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate degree and received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He then went on to complete three years of residency in pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Sciences – Houston. He followed up with a three-year fellowship in Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Clinical Immunology at National Jewish Health/University of Colorado.

He is trained in all aspects of allergy, asthma and immunology and has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® every year since 1996. He is the recipient of many local awards. He has been voted Best Allergist in Mount Pleasant Magazine, Charleston’s Choice and Charleston Living Magazine. He has received the Mom’s Choice award from Lowcountry Parent Magazine and Best of Berkeley for Berkeley Independent.

A local Charlestonian, he has four grown children with his wife, Mitzi, whom he has been married to for over 30 years.  You can often find him playing squash before patients, so after work he can get home to spend quality time with his family.

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.

Carolyn R. Word, MD

Dr. Word completed her bachelor’s degree, M.D. and allergy/immunology fellowship at the University of Virginia. She also attended MUSC for her pediatric residency. Dr. Word 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.

Lindsey Stoltz Steadman, MD

Dr. Stoltz Steadman received her M.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed her allergy and immunology fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Health. She is board-eligible in allergy/immunology in both pediatrics and adults.

Meredith L. Moore, MD

Dr. Moore earned her M.D. at USC School of Medicine and served more than 20 years as an active-duty physician in the Air Force. She is board certified in allergy, asthma and immunology in both pediatrics and adults.