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We found 4 endocrinologists who accept United Healthcare Catastrophic near Fort Myers, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
8960 Colonial Center Drive; Suite 302
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Renato Concepcion is an adult endocrinology specialist. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Concepcion takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Cayce Taher Jehaimi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5216 Clayton Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jehaimi graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
8960 Colonial Center Drive; Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Shlapack is a physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
42 Barkley Circle; Suite, 2
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Pardo's specialty is adult endocrinology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.