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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, who practices in Port Charlotte, FL and Punta Gorda, FL, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. His professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. For his professional training, Dr. Tamayo completed a residency program at San Juan Bautista Medical Center. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Tamayo honors 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
3611 Tamiami Trail; Suite B
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. Arelis Madera practices adult endocrinology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Madera 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. She completed her residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Madera's professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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

Dr. Steven Halasz is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Halasz is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Halasz's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois.

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

Dr. Lenita Hanson is a Port Charlotte, FL physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. The average patient rating for Dr. Hanson is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hanson accepts. She attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Long Island Jewish Medical Center for residency. Dr. Hanson is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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

Dr. John Janick works as an endocrinologist. Before completing his residency at National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Janick attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Janick accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and 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.