We found 16 endocrinologists who accept Humana Gold HMO near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Richard Mack Harrell, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 200
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Richard Harrell's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Harrell completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Harrell has received distinctions including Phi Beta Kappa; National Institutes of Health Research Service Award; and Career Development Award. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Bethel Susan Steindel-Kopp, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 520
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Bethel Steindel-Kopp is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Steindel-Kopp is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She has received the following distinctions: Ishiyaku EuroAmerica Book Award; Moreland Medical Scholarship; and Femino Medical Scholarship. Dr. Steindel-Kopp is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Sarah R Hart-Unger, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1131 N 35th Avenue
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Sarah Hart-Unger sees patients in Hollywood, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Hart-Unger completed her residency training at Duke University Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hart-Unger include: Dr. William Bell Award and Eli Lilly Travel Award for Pediatric Endocrine Society Meeting. Dr. Hart-Unger's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2999 Ne 191st Street; #300
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Milagros Huerta's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University. Dr. Huerta is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 590
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. George Vargas' specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Vargas is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Vargas trained at Raritan Bay Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Martha V Taboada Vergara, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 520
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Martha Taboada's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. After attending the University of the North for medical school, Dr. Taboada completed her residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taboada accepts. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 590
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Paul Jellinger, who practices in Hollywood, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. He is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Jellinger an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Jellinger has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2100 Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 202, Primary Office
Hallandale, FL
 

Dr. Emilio Castaneda practices adult endocrinology. In addition to English, Dr. Castaneda (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school and subsequently trained at Allegheny General Hospital, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), and Prince George's Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Castaneda's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3107 Stirling Road; Suite 300, Primary Office
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Alberto Gonzalez's specialty is adult endocrinology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gonzalez graduated from Santo Domingo Institute of Technology. His training includes a residency program at Mountainside Hospital.

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Dr. Fernando N Diaz-Calderon, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3990 Sheridan Street; Suite 206
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Diaz-Calderon's specialty is adult endocrinology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Diaz-Calderon attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school. Dr. Diaz-Calderon is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Amy Gross Aronovitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 560, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Amy Aronovitz specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Aronovitz accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1150 N 35th Avenue; #590
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Sam Lerman is an adult endocrinology specialist in Hollywood, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Lerman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He obtained his medical school training at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Jewish General Hospital. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Joshua William Tarkoff, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
20295 Ne 29 Place; #300
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Joshua Tarkoff's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. His education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Tarkoff is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3107 Stirling Road; Suite 300, Primary Office
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Mitchell Jacobson's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Jacobson honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Dr. Manuela C Almaguer, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1131 North 35 Avenue; 2nd Floor
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Manuela Almaguer works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Hollywood, FL and Miramar, FL. Dr. Almaguer is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. For her residency, Dr. Almaguer trained at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
21097 N.e. 27 Th Court; Suite 510
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Coelho is an adult endocrinologist in Aventura, FL. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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