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We found 5 endocrinologists who accept Humana near Port Charlotte, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2500 Harbor Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Numa Tamayo's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tamayo is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tamayo completed his residency training at San Juan Bautista Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3611 Tamiami Trail; Suite B
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Arelis Madera's specialty is adult endocrinology. Her professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Madera's training includes a residency program at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Steven Paul Halasz, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2500 Harbor Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Steven Halasz works as an endocrinologist. Patients gave Dr. Halasz an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Halasz attended medical school at Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
2500 Harbor Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. John Janick is an adult endocrinology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Janick performed his residency at National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Janick is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
21216 Olean Boulevard; Suite 6
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Lenita Hanson practices adult endocrinology. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hanson is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at New York Medical College and performed her residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is affiliated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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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.