Pediatric endocrinologists specialize in diagnosing and treating hormone imbalances and other problems with your child’s endocrine glands. Endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, ovaries or testicles, hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands. Pediatric endocrinologists understand how growth and development influence endocrine problems. Pediatric endocrinologists specialize in managing the unique health needs of children and teens with endocrine or glandular conditions, such as diabetes, growth disorders, and reproductive system problems.
A pediatric endocrinologist typically:
Pediatric endocrinologists may also be known by the following names: children’s endocrinologist and children’s diabetes doctor.
There are 67 specialists practicing Pediatric Endocrinology in Illinois with an overall average rating of 4.2 stars. There are 14 hospitals in Illinois with affiliated Pediatric Endocrinology specialists, including Rush University Medical Center, The University Of Chicago Medical Center and Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center.