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Endocrinology Services

Dr. Tantry, Dr. Barrera, and Dr. Gonzalez Lara provide comprehensive care to treat diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine system.


What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is a specialty that offers diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and adrenal insufficiency.

What is the endocrine system?

The endocrine system is comprised of glands that produce hormones directly into the bloodstream: the pituitary, pineal, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, testes, ovaries, and the pancreas.

These hormones communicate with various areas of the body to control and coordinate functions including digestion, metabolism, respiration, reproduction, growth, sleep, and mood.

Adrenal Disorder

  • Adrenal insufficiency (e.g Addison’s disease)
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Hyperaldosteronism and secondary causes of Hypertension
  • Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
  • Adrenal Nodule or mass
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Bone, Calcium, & Mineral Metabolism Disorders

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia and Hypovitaminosis D
  • Calcium disorders
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Phosphorus disorders
  • Paget’s disease of the bone
  • McCune Albright syndrome and Fibrous dysplasia

Diabetes Mellitus

  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • MODY (“Maturity-onset diabetes of the young”)
  • Secondary Diabetes
  • Diabetes Technology
  • Hypoglycemia related or unrelated to Diabetes Mellitus

Reproductive Disorders

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Primary Ovarian insufficiency
  • Menopause
  • Primary or secondary amenorrhea
  • Hyperandrogenism in Females
  • Male hypogonadism
  • Gynecomastia
  • Gender affirming Therapy and Transgender care

Obesity and Lipidology

  • Medical Management of Obesity
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertriglyceridemia

Pituitary Disorders

  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Pituitary nodules
  • High prolactin levels
  • Acromegaly
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Hypophysitis

Thyroid Disorders

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Goiter
  • Thyroid Eye Disease

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