Meet Our Doctors

Carolyn R. Word, MD

Dr. Word received her undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. She then completed her pediatric residency at MUSC where she was awarded Chief Pediatric Resident. She then traveled back to the University of Virginia to complete her allergy and immunology fellowship. Dr. Word is board-certified in allergy, asthma and immunology for both adults and pediatrics.

She has been awarded Best Allergist by several local publications including, Mom’s Choice from Lowcountry Parent Magazine, Charleston’s Choice from Post & Courier, Best of the Best from Charleston Living Magazine and Best of from Mount Pleasant Magazine. 

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

A Charleston native, Dr. Ball and his wife, Mitzi, have four children. 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.

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-certified 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.