We found 4 endocrinologists who accept Silver Compass HSA 3600 near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1515 N Flagler Drive; Suite 430
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jaime Steinsapir is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He works in West Palm Beach, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Steinsapir's clinical interests: diabetes and metabolism. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Steinsapir has received distinctions including Acp Fellow 2002 Recipient; Res Grant Am Cancer Soc. Augusta; and Nat Res Svc Award. Nih. Washington..

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Metabolism

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1411 N.flager Drive; Suite 4600
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gary Pepper is an adult endocrinologist. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Pepper is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1515 N Flagler Drive; Suite 430
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Kaye, who practices in West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaye 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. He attended medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kaye include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1515 N Flagler Drive; Suite 430
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Barry Horowitz sees patients in West Palm Beach, FL. His medical specialty is adult endocrinology. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Horowitz honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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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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