Pediatric Endocrinology

A pediatric endocrinologist will help a child that has problems with growth, puberty, diabetes, or other disorders related to the hormones and the glands that produce them.

Pediatric Endocrinology usually treat the following:

  • Early or delayed puberty
  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)
  • Underactive or overactive thyroid gland
  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function
  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function
  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex
  • Ovarian and testicular dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Obesity
  • Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)
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