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.