We found 6 endocrinologists who accept MyBlue Bronze 1601 near Pensacola, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5149 N 9th Avenue; G32
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Ziad Mamish, who practices in Pensacola, FL, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. The average patient rating for Dr. Mamish is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mamish takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Mark Kummer is a Pensacola, FL physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kummer is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Howard Heinze is a Pensacola, FL physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. He studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Helen Hsiang is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. She 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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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5149 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Ghosn Issa is an adult endocrinology specialist in Pensacola, FL. Patient reviews placed Dr. Issa at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts 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
4929 Mobile Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Melanie Thomas' specialty is adult endocrinology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to 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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