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We found 6 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Humana Gold HMO near Tampa, FL.

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Dr. Tsu-Chun Lin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Third Floor Mab
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Tsu-Hui Lin practices pediatric endocrinology. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her clinical interests include diabetes, sexual dysfunction, and pituitary disorders. Dr. Lin is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Dr. Lin takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Baltimore City Hospitals, Dr. Lin attended National Taiwan University School of Medicine. She is conversant in Taiwanese.

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Diabetes, Sexual Dysfunction, Pituitary Disorders

Dr. Grace Castro Dougan, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology
3001 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard; 3rd Floor Medical Arts Building
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Grace Dougan's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Dr. Dougan graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She 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. Dougan is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Sureka Bollepalli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. - Mdc 62; Usf Department of Pediatrics
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sureka Bollepalli sees patients in Tampa, FL. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bollepalli obtained her medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and St. George's University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. She is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Bollepalli is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

Dr. Danielle Lynn Gomez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
17 Davis Medical Building; 17 Davis Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Danielle Gomez's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Gomez is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Gomez attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Dr. Terry Joe Declue, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Third Floor Mab
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Terry Declue specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Tampa, FL. Dr. Declue's areas of expertise include diabetes and thyroid surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Declue's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Patient ratings for Dr. Declue average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Surgery, Diabetes

Dr. Anne Marie Lenz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
3003 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Third Floor Mab
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Anne Lenz practices pediatric endocrinology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Lenz completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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What is Pediatric Endocrinology?

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by the body and flow through the bloodstream. They control a number of important functions, including growth, metabolism, and sexual development. Doctors that treat hormonal problems are called endocrinologists, and endocrinologists that work with children are pediatric endocrinologists.

Pediatric endocrinologists treat children of all ages, from newborn babies to young adults. Because hormones affect growth and sexual development, endocrine disorders affect children and teens very differently than they do adults. Some disorders, such as precocious (early) puberty, only affect children. Some endocrine disorders have different symptoms in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. A pediatric endocrinologist must be aware of how hormonal problems specifically affect children’s health and development.

Diabetes, a disease caused by problems with the hormone insulin, is the most common disorder treated by pediatric endocrinologists. Other issues include:
  • Growth disorders, which prevent children from growing or maturing as expected
  • Thyroid disease
  • Pituitary or adrenal disorders
  • Sex hormone disorders, where the body produces either too little or too much of the hormones that affect puberty and sexual development
  • Unexplained obesity
  • Intersex, a group of conditions that make a person's sex unclear
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Problems with calcium metabolism
  • Treatment for transgender children, who feel they do not match the gender associated with their external genitalia (many, but not all, pediatric endocrinology offices provide this service)

For most endocrine disorders, treatment involves medication taken to either supplement or suppress certain hormone levels.

Since hormones control so many functions within the body and are so crucial during the early stages of life, an endocrine disorder can be devastating for a child. Pediatric endocrinologists help get your child’s hormones back in balance.