We found 10 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Humana Gold near Duluth, GA.

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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. Dr. Felner is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory-Children's Center.

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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 specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. Dr. Ham is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ham takes. 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 sees patients in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fadoju studied medicine 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 and practices in Atlanta, GA, Duluth, GA, and Marietta, GA. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Daley Jean-Pierre accepts. She is professionally 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's medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Elchuri's hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hutchins takes. She is professionally 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 is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. He is affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Muir honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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 practices pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Patterson is professionally affiliated with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patterson accepts. She is conversant in 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 is a pediatric endocrinologist. He takes 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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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.