Lisal J. Folsom, M.D., M.Sci.

Lisal J. Folsom, M.D.

Lisal J. Folsom, M.D., M.Sci.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
UofL Physicians Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-588-4600- Patient Appointments
502-852-5237 - Academic Office

Clinical Expertise
Pediatric Endocrinology; Adult Endocrinology; Transition to Adult Care; LGBTQ Health Care; Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender and Non-Binary People

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • American Board of Pediatrics
    Pediatric Endocrinology

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Indiana University/Riley Hospital for Children
  • M.Sci.: Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

Featured Publications

  • Folsom LJ, Hjaige M, Liu J, Eugster EA, Auchus RJ. Germ cell neoplasia in situ complicating 17β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 3 deficiency. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2018 Nov 30. pii: S0303-7207(18)30344-7. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2018.11.014. [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 30508571.
  • Folsom LJ, Slaven JE, Nabhan ZM, Eugster EA. CHARACTERIZATION OF SPONTANEOUS AND INDUCED PUBERTY IN GIRLS WITH TURNER SYNDROME. Endocr Pract. 2017 Jul;23(7):768-774. doi: 10.4158/EP161738.OR. Epub 2017 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 28332872; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5808458.
  • Folsom LJ, Hannon TS. Collaboration Is Key for Successful Treatment of Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Apr;60(4):360-362. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2016.12.022. PubMed PMID: 28340870; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5400282.
  • Folsom LJ, Fuqua JS. Reproductive Issues in Women with Turner Syndrome. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;44(4):723-37. doi: 10.1016/j.ecl.2015.07.004. Epub 2015 Sep 3. Review. PubMed PMID: 26568488; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4807900.
  • Folsom LJ, Imel EA. Hyperphosphatemic familial tumoral calcinosis: genetic models of deficient FGF23 action. Curr Osteoporos Rep. 2015 Apr;13(2):78-87. doi: 10.1007/s11914-015-0254-3. Review. PubMed PMID: 25656441.
  • Folsom L, Harris D Jr, Mennito S, Bowlby D, Simpson K. Assessing adherence to American Diabetes Association recommendations for hemoglobin A1C goals. J S C Med Assoc. 2013 Dec;109(4):126, 128-9. PubMed PMID: 24908912.