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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 is an adult endocrinology specialist. In her practice, Dr. Chakravorty focuses on diabetes and metabolism. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chakravorty is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She graduated from Medical College and Hospital Kolkata and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr. Chakravorty (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. Dr. Chakravorty is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Chakravorty's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Graves Disease, Type 1 Diabetes, Hypertension, Hormone Testing, Bone Problems, Continuous Glucose ... (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 studied medicine at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Shlesinger completed residency programs at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). In his practice, he is particularly interested in disorders of calcium metabolism, osteoporosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Shlesinger takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He speaks Hebrew. Dr. Shlesinger is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP), and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. He is accepting 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 is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Ranadive obtained her medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed her residency at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland. She is especially interested in turner syndrome and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ranadive is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ranadive (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi, Spanish, and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Ranadive has an open panel.

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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 practices adult endocrinology. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Ghanem performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ghanem's office for an appointment.

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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.