Mark Vanderwel, MD
Medical Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Division, Atrium Health
Dr. Mark Vanderwel is Medical Director of the Pediatric Endocrinology Division of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. He has been practicing as a pediatric endocrinologist with the health system since 2005.
Dr. Vanderwel obtained his bachelor’s degree from Macalester College and his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Carolinas Medical Center. Following two years of service in the United States Air Force as a general pediatrician, he completed his pediatric endocrinology fellowship at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas.
Dr. Vanderwel is a frequent speaker on juvenile diabetes and the use of insulin and insulin pump therapy, presenting at industry events, grand rounds and local chapter meetings. He also is an active member in industry societies, including the American Diabetes Association, Pediatric Endocrine Society and American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Vanderwel has been named among Charlotte’s Top Doctors every year since 2010. He also is a respected teacher, earning three W. Elliott White Teaching Awards from votes cast by pediatric residents of Atrium Health.