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We found 11 endocrinologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Duluth, GA.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3350 Paddock Parkway
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Kevin Brown is an adult endocrinologist. Dr. Brown takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending Howard University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center.

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Dr. Eric I Felner, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Eric Felner's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory-Children's Center. Dr. Felner honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Dr. Jee-Young Nina Ham, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. J. Ham's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Ham is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Dr. Doris Olukemi Fadoju, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Doris Fadoju works as a pediatric endocrinologist. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fadoju is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Tanicia Cheri Daley Jean Pierre, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Tanicia Daley Jean-Pierre, who practices in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA, is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Daley Jean-Pierre takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
10700 Medlock Bridge Road; Suite 102
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Paul Bernard practices pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Bernard is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Swati Vijaylakshmi Elchuri, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Swati Elchuri is a pediatric endocrinology specialist. Dr. Elchuri is affiliated with Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Jessica Rae Hutchins, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Jessica Hutchins practices pediatric endocrinology in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. Dr. Hutchins honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Dr. Andrew B Muir, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

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

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Dr. Briana Cary Patterson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Briana Patterson is a pediatric endocrinologist in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Patterson honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Leonidas Panagiotakopoulos, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2660 Satellite Boulevard Nw; Childrens at Satellite Boulevard
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Leonidas Panagiotakopoulos specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Atlanta, GA, Cumming, GA, and Marietta, GA. Dr. Panagiotakopoulos is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He takes 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.