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Our Providers

Our dedicated team of endocrinologists and health professionals combine decades of highly targeted endocrinology experience to ensure you receive the best treatment possible.

Michael J. Thomas, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Thomas was born in Charlottesville, VA, and grew up in Morgantown, WV.  He did his undergraduate studies at Duke University and graduated from the School of Medicine at West Virginia University in Morgantown, with an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology & Toxicology.

He completed all his post-graduate medical training at Barnes Hospital at Washington University in St. Louis, including his internship, residency, and fellowship in Endocrinology. He was previously a faculty member in Endocrinology/Medicine at Washington University, the University of Iowa, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Thomas established Carolina Endocrine, P.A. in the summer of 2005.  He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and is licensed to perform endocrine nuclear medicine procedures and therapies at Carolina Endocrine, P.A.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE), and has completed Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU).

Erin Wetherill, PA-C

Erin Wetherill received her Master’s degree from South University’s Physician Assistant Program in Savannah, Georgia.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University with a B.S. in Human Biology and minor in Business Administration. While at NCSU she was selected for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Honors Program and the University Scholars Program. As part of the Honors Program, Erin was involved with a team that presented their research findings on childhood obesity at the national conference, Experimental Biology.

Prior to attending PA school, Erin worked at Duke University Hospital as a nurse assistant. She is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Megha Karmalkar, PA-C

Megha Karmalkar received her Master’s degree from Duke University’s Physician Assistant Program in Durham, North Carolina.

She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Biology and Minors in Chemistry and Environmental Studies. Prior to attending PA school, Megha worked at the UNC School of Medicine as a Clinical Research Assistant in the Department of Ophthalmology, with a focus on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetic retinopathy. As part of her PA program’s evidence based medicine course, she conducted a literature review on the use of sensor augmented insulin therapy in the management of Type I Diabetes.

Outside of the clinic, Megha enjoys soccer, reading, and hiking. She is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Aaron Burman

Aaron Burman, PA-C

Aaron Burman received his Master’s degree from Duke University Physician Assistant’s Program in Durham, NC. He graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a B.S. in biology. Prior to attending PA school, Aaron worked at Joslin Diabetes Center as a Clinical Research Assistant, with a focus on early detection of renal disease in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients. Following his graduation from the Duke PA program, Aaron spent 5 years working at Duke Endocrinology with a focus on thyroid disease and endocrine neoplasia. During his free time Aaron enjoys playing the guitar and disc golf. He is a native of Durham, NC.