Comprehensive Care for Endocrine Conditions
Our endocrinologists are among the nation’s best at diagnosing and treating endocrine disorders. Our multidisciplinary team will develop an individualized plan to care for your child’s needs. This collaborative approach to care allows your child to receive care from experts in endocrinology, ENT surgery, radiology, pathology and oncology.
Endocrinologists will provide evaluation and treatment for a variety of problems associated with function of the adrenal glands caused by under- or over-secretion of hormones. Conditions seen in our specialty area include:
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
- Addison’s disease
- Abnormal genitalia
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Cushing’s syndrome
An evaluation may include physical exam, specialized blood test and radiologic evaluations.
Puberty, Early and Delayed
Endocrinologist will provide evaluation and treatment for problems related to puberty − either too soon or too late. Early puberty is defined by development of secondary sexual characteristics in girls, before age 8, and boys, before age 9.
Delayed puberty refers to absence of sexual development in females by age 13, and males by age 14. Conditions seen in our specialty area include:
- Premature adrenarche
- Premature thelarche
- Precocious puberty
- Delayed puberty
An evaluation may include detailed review of past growth records and patient / family history, specialized lab tests and radiologic evaluations.
Endocrinologists see a variety of conditions related to thyroid involving either too little thyroid hormone or excess in this hormone. Conditions seen in our clinics include:
- Congenital hypothyroidism
- Acquired hypothyroidism
- Thyroid cancer
- Graves’ disease / hyperthyroidism
- Thyroid cysts
An evaluation will include a complete physical exam, review of family history, lab tests and possibly radiologic evaluation such as ultrasound or nuclear scan.