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We found 24 endocrinologists who accept Blue Shield HMO near Stanford, CA.

Dr. Marcia Constance Peck, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Marcia Peck is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Peck studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Peck highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peck accepts. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Kjersti Meyer Kirkeby, MD
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive; Endocrinology & Metabolism, S025
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Kjersti Kirkeby's medical specialty is endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism. For her professional training, Dr. Kirkeby completed a residency program at California Pacific Medical Center. In her practice, Dr. Kirkeby focuses on diabetes and metabolism. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kirkeby is conversant in Norwegian. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Metabolism, Adrenal Disorders, Polycystic Ovary ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Michelle Tom, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Tom is an adult endocrinology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise consist of diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Tom honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Tom completed her residency training at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Graves Disease, Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Nodules, Fine Needle Aspiration, Metabolism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anne Margaret Porzig, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Anne Porzig works as an adult endocrinologist in Palo Alto, CA and San Francisco, CA. Dr. Porzig is rated highly by her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. She has an open panel. She obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Porzig is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Carol S Clewans, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Carol Clewans is an endocrinologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Clewans average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Clewans is especially interested in diabetes and metabolism. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Clewans attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Graves Disease, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Hirsutism, Menopause, Diabetes during Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Grace Wu Chan, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Grace Chan's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chan include diabetes and metabolism. The average patient rating for Dr. Chan is 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Chan attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Graves Disease, Diabetes, Thyroid Nodules, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Fine Needle Aspiration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Diane Suchet, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Diane Suchet works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Palo Alto, CA and Los Altos, CA. For her professional training, Dr. Suchet completed residency programs at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital & Clinics. In her practice, Dr. Suchet focuses on turner syndrome and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. In addition to English, she speaks French. Dr. Suchet's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Suchet is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Daniele M Rottkamp, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Floor 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Daniele Rottkamp practices adult endocrinology and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Rottkamp is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. She is conversant in French. Dr. Rottkamp is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Alice Liu, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
795 El Camino Real Palo Alto; Lee Building, Level 2
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Alice Liu is an adult endocrinologist in San Carlos, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Liu obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liu include diabetes and metabolism. She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Thyroid Problems, Metabolism, Osteoporosis, Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Shilpa Harish Jain, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Shilpa Jain is an adult endocrinology specialist. Dr. Jain is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. She is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Jain is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program.

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Dr. Caroline Katharine Buckway, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
300 Pasteur Drive; G313
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Caroline Buckway is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She works in Stanford, CA and Palo Alto, CA. She attended the University of Utah School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Buckway is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
300 Pasteur Drive; Room A175 Mc 5303
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Tracey McLaughlin's specialty is adult endocrinology. She is affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. McLaughlin graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. McLaughlin trained at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for her residency.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
300 Pasteur Drive; Boswell Building 1st Floor Room A175
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Sun Kim practices adult endocrinology. She attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS).

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1300 Crane Street
Menlo Park, CA
 

Dr. Peter Sklarin's specialty is adult endocrinology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Sklarin include diabetes and metabolism. He takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Sklarin include: Alpha Omega Alpha; Gold Headed Cane Society; and Phi Beta Kappa.

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Clinical interests: Metabolism, Diabetes

Dr. Carlos Arturo Camargo Sr., MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Camargo specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Stanford, CA. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield. He is a graduate of National University of Colombia Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Camargo (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French.

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Dr. Rajiv B Kumar, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
300 Pasteur Drive; Rm G-313
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Rajiv Kumar, who practices in San Francisco, CA and Stanford, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kumar studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kumar trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Kumar 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.