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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's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Brown takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency 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 is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. He works in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory-Children's Center. Dr. Felner studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of 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 is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Ham is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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 is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Fadoju accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is 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 specializes in pediatric endocrinology. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Daley Jean-Pierre is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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

Dr. Paul Bernard works as a pediatric endocrinologist. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 endocrinologist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Elchuri honors. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and 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 is a pediatric endocrinologist in Augusta, GA, Atlanta, GA, and Duluth, GA. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as 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 affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patterson honors. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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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 is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hutchins is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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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' medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Panagiotakopoulos accepts.

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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.