Dr. Deanna Adkins, MD

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Pediatric Endocrinology | Female

Dr. Deanna Adkins, MD
I am a mother of three who enjoys taking care of patients with a full range of endocrine disorders. I am board-certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and have been a resident of Wake County, NC since 1997. I have clinical and research interests in diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies, including sensor-augmented pumps. I also enjoy caring for children with bone diseases including osteoporosis, rickets, avascular necrosis, skeletal dysplasias, and calcium/phosphorus disorders. I manage complex patients with hypothalamic/pituitary disorders and including late effects of cancer treatments. Sexual development, pubertal disorders, and gender disorders are a special interest of mine. Thyroid disorders (including cancer), adrenal disorders (including congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and tumors are also part of my clinical repertoire. Clinical Interests General pediatric endocrinology Disorders of growth Adrenal disorders Thyroid dysfunction & cancer Calcium and phosphorus metabolism Hypothalamus / pituitary disorders Sexual, gender, and pubertal disorders Diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies including sensor-augmented pumps Research Interests Late endocrine effects of cancer treatment Diabetes mellitus Thyroid cancer Treatment of bone disorders with bisphosphonates including avascular necrosis

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      Dr. Adkins says...

      I am a mother of three who enjoys taking care of patients with a full range of endocrine disorders. I am board-certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and have been a resident of Wake County, NC since 1997. 

      I have clinical and research interests in diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies, including sensor-augmented pumps. I also enjoy caring for children with bone diseases including osteoporosis, rickets, avascular necrosis, skeletal dysplasias, and calcium/phosphorus disorders. 

      I manage complex patients with hypothalamic/pituitary disorders and including late effects of cancer treatments. Sexual development, pubertal disorders, and gender disorders are a special interest of mine. Thyroid disorders (including cancer), adrenal disorders (including congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and tumors are also part of my clinical repertoire. 

      Clinical Interests

      • General pediatric endocrinology
      • Disorders of growth
      • Adrenal disorders
      • Thyroid dysfunction & cancer
      • Calcium and phosphorus metabolism
      • Hypothalamus / pituitary disorders
      • Sexual, gender, and pubertal disorders
      • Diabetes mellitus and related treatment technologies including sensor-augmented pumps

      Research Interests

      • Late endocrine effects of cancer treatment
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • Thyroid cancer
      • Treatment of bone disorders with bisphosphonates including avascular necrosis

      Dr. Adkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
      •  Board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Pediatric Endocrinology
      • Pediatrics

      Conditions Treated

      • Abnormal Thyroid
      • Diabetes Type 1
      • Gender Dysphoria
      • Gonadotropin-Dependent Precocious Puberty
      • Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty
      • Growth Hormone Deficiency
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hyperthyroidism
      • Hypopituitarism
      • Hypothyroidism
      • Klinefelter Syndrome
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
      • Osteopenia
      • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
      • Precocious Puberty
      • Sexual Development Disorders
      • Short Stature
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Turner Syndrome

      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1997

      • Internship Hospital
        Unc Hospitals

        Completed in 1997

      • Residency Hospital
        Unc Hospitals

        Completed in 2000

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Unc Hospitals

        Completed in 2004

      • Undergraduate School
        Georgia Institute Of Technology

        Graduated in 1993

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Professional Affiliations

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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Endocrinology
      • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
      • Pediatrics

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