Andrea Kerick RD, LDN, CDE is originally from Michigan where she graduated from Western Michigan University in 1998 with a Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed an ADA recognized internship in July 1999 and passed the national registration exam to become a Registered Dietitian in November 1999. Andrea moved to North Carolina in 2002. She has a previous work history in Nephrology, Diabetes and Weight Management for both adults and pediatrics. Andrea has always had a passion for diabetes management and weight loss. Andrea obtained her certificate in weight management for Adults in 2005 and for Pediatrics in 2007. She obtained national credentialing in 2006 as a Certified Diabetes Educator. She has been working with patients who have experienced complications from diabetes, patients who need help managing their diabetes and medication regimens to patients who are trying to prevent the onset of diabetes.

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Dr. Julia Warren-Ulanch, MD is originally from Texas, and obtained her undergraduate and medical training at Texas A&M University.  She completed her post-graduate training in Medicine/Pediatrics at the University of Michigan and Medicine/Pediatrics Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.  Her research emphasis in fellowship was polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in adolescents, but she enjoys all aspects of general endocrinology for patients of all ages.  She has been an endocrinologist in Raleigh since August 2006, and leading Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology since September 2013.  She is a Board-Certified specialist in Endocrinology and Pediatric Endocrinology with over a decade of experience in managing challenging disorders.  She has completed Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU).




Candy Stringer (formerly Chen), PA-C, MHS is a certified physician assistant who provides pediatric and adult endocrine services to the patients of Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology. Candy graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology in 2006. She graduated from the Physician Assistant program at Duke University with a Master's in Health Sciences in 2014 and joined Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology in 2014. She is most humbled by receiving the prestigious Richard J. Scheele Memorial Award for Outstanding Graduate from the Duke Physician Assistant program. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Candy is glad for the personalized, patient-centered care model at CCE and enjoys seeing patients of all ages and all aspects of general endocrinology.



Komal "Kay" Patel, PA-C is new to our family.   She is a graduate of CUNY College in New York with a BS degree in Physician Assistant studies. During her Physician Assistant studies, she was honored with Dean’s list Academic Achievement Award. She has a strong background in health care, including a BS degree in Pharmacy. Before joining Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology in April 2018, Kay worked for 3 years seeing adults and adolescents in Primary Care. She enjoyed diabetes and thyroid management the most. She is currently an active member of American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is married with a son and daughter.  In her free time, Kay enjoys biking, trail walking and spending time with her family outdoors.

Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology |  8340 Bandford Way Suite 001, Raleigh, NC 27615 | office: 919.845.3332 | fax 919.845.3395 | Mon-Fri: 8a- 4:30p