We found 4 endocrinologists who accept Health Net HMO - Flex Funded near Dublin, CA.

Dr. Aruna Chakravorty, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
4050 Dublin Boulevard; Third Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Aruna Chakravorty specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Fremont, CA and Dublin, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chakravorty include diabetes and metabolism. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Chakravorty accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Chakravorty attended Medical College and Hospital Kolkata for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Chakravorty (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Graves Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy, Hypertension, Hormone ... (Read more)

Dr. Yshay Shlesinger, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
111 Deerwood Road; #180
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Yshay Shlesinger is an adult endocrinology specialist in San Ramon, CA and Roseville, CA. Dr. Shlesinger is especially interested in disorders of calcium metabolism, osteoporosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. His education and training includes medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and residency at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Shlesinger is conversant in Hebrew. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP), and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. Dr. Shlesinger welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Disorders of Calcium Metabolism, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Polycystic Ovary ... (Read more)

Dr. Sayali Ranadive, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Sayali Ranadive specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Fremont, CA, Oakland, CA, and Dublin, CA. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ranadive include turner syndrome and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She is accepting new patients. Dr. Ranadive graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. Dr. Ranadive (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi, Spanish, and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Amenorrhea, Type 1 Diabetes, Turner Syndrome, Klinefelter Syndrome, Hypoglycemia, Diabetes, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Hoda M Ghanem, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
4050 Dublin Boulevard; 3rd Floor
Dublin, CA
 

Dr. Hoda Ghanem, who practices in Fremont, CA and Dublin, CA, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Ghanem studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for her residency. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ghanem is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is a medical specialty that deals with glands and hormones. Hormones are substances that act like chemical messengers between parts of the body. They are produced by glands, and travel in the bloodstream throughout the body where they act on different organs and cells to affect many different functions of life. Hormones control our appetite, growth, reproduction, and energy. When there is too little or too much of a hormone, an endocrinologist can help restore the balance.

Endocrinology problems are sometimes difficult and complex because hormones travel throughout the body and can affect more than one system. A single, simple imbalance can produce multiple, very different symptoms. Just a few of the diverse diseases treated by an endocrinologist include:
  • Diabetes (where insulin is not produced in the body or is not working well, and blood sugar levels rise, which damages tissues)
  • Hypothyroidism (where thyroid hormones are not produced well, reducing cell metabolism and energy)
  • Precocious Puberty (where reproductive hormones are produced too early in a child’s life)
  • Gigantism (where growth hormones are overproduced, leading to unusual size)

Endocrinology can contain subspecialties where physicians focus their care on specific groups of patients. For example, some endocrinologists are diabetic endocrinologists who know specifically how to care for diabetics’ particular needs in eye care, circulation, and foot care. Pediatric endocrinologists treat children. Whatever their subspecialty, all endocrinologists have the same goal: restoring balance when the body’s messaging system is not working correctly.
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