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We found 4 endocrinologists who accept ConnectiCare near Greenwich, CT.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
55 Holly Hill Lane
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Yi-Hao Yu is an endocrinologist. Dr. Yu's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Columbia University Medical Center's residency program. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Yu is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Mary Kane-Brock is an adult endocrinology specialist. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She has a special interest in hospital care. Dr. Kane-Brock is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and POMCO. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kane-Brock's office for an appointment. She obtained her medical school training at National University of Ireland Galway, School of Medicine and performed her residency at Greenwich Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hospital Care

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
55 Holly Hill Lane; Suite 150
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Ranee Lleva is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. She is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lleva accepts. Dr. Lleva welcomes new patients. She graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Lleva trained at Westchester Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5 Perryridge Road; Suite 2-2200
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Angelica Badaru works as a pediatric endocrinologist. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine and residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Badaru is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Badaru welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Parathyroid Disease, Pituitary Disorders, Adrenal Disorders

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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.