Endocrinology - PIH Health

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PIH Health endocrinologists evaluate the relationship between nutrition and human disease to improve and maintain a person's health, and are equipped to treat a range of endocrine disorders and dysfunctions. They work closely with specialists in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, neurosurgery, general surgery, obstetrics and radiology, along with other specialty areas to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to a patient’s health, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Pituitary-gonad-adrenal disorders
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Osteoporosis-calcium (bone) disorders

The body's endocrine system includes the pancreas, thyroid, parathyroid, hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary glands, and the ovaries and testes. It also involves many other organs that respond to, produce or metabolize hormones.

View the Endocrinology fact sheet.


Endocrinologists are equipped to treat a range of endocrine disorders and dysfunctions. Many people come to an endocrinologist when their condition is unusual or complex. You may come on your own or with a referral from your primary care doctor.

Endocrinologists work with a multidisciplinary team of specialists who collaborate to provide the exact care you need.

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS)
  • Brain stereotactic radiosurgery
  • CT scan
  • Feminizing hormone therapy
  • Gastric bypass (Roux-en-Y)
  • Home enteral nutrition
  • Home parenteral nutrition
  • Lipid management
  • Masculinizing hormone therapy
  • MRI
  • Pancreas transplant
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Trans-nasal endoscopic procedures

Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's disease
  • Adrenal cancer
  • Adrenoleukodystrophy
  • Benign adrenal tumors
  • Carcinoid tumors
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • End-stage renal disease
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' disease
  • Hashimoto's disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High potassium (hyperkalemia)
  • Hirsutism
  • Hurthle cell cancer
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
  • Infertility
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Low potassium (hypokalemia)
  • Male hypogonadism
  • Male infertility
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1 (MEN 1)
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
  • Obesity
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopetrosis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's disease of bone
  • Paget's disease of the breast
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary tumors
  • POEMS syndrome
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Primary aldosteronism
  • Prolactinoma
  • Sheehan's syndrome
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Turner syndrome
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes in children
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes in children
  • Varicocele
  • Whipple's disease

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