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Endocrinology: Diagnosing and Treating Hormone Imbalances and Disorders

When should you see an endocrinologist? - Suntree Endocrinology in Melbourne, FL - Dr. Ruben Pipek

An endocrinologist diagnoses and treats hormone imbalances and other problems with your body’s endocrine glands. Endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, ovaries or testicles, hypothalamus, pituitary, and adrenal glands. Endocrine disorders tend to be complex because they often affect many body systems.

Most people see an endocrinologist when their primary care doctor refers them for evaluation or treatment. You may need to see an endocrine doctor if you or your doctor suspects an endocrine disorder, such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Endocrine Gland Cancer
  • Growth Disorder
  • Infertility
  • Low Testosterone
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thyroid Disorder

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