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We found 7 endocrinologists who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Augusta, GA.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1303 Dantignac Street; Suite 1200
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Leyla El-Choufi is an adult endocrinology specialist. Dr. El-Choufi's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1303 Dantignac Street; Suite 1200
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Ian Herskowitz works as an endocrinologist in Augusta, GA. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
820 St. Sebastian Way; Suite 4c
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Andrew Sanders practices adult endocrinology in Augusta, GA. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1303 Dantignac Street; Suite 1200
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Jennifer Pedersen is a specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Pedersen is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Andrew B Muir, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Andrew Muir practices pediatric endocrinology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1120 15th Street
Augusta, GA
 

Dr. Jeremy Anthony is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He works in Augusta, GA. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
105 E Hugh Street
North Augusta, SC
 

Dr. Maria Carolina Machado is an adult endocrinology specialist in North Augusta, SC. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.