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We found 5 endocrinologists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Savannah, GA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Alan Rice is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rice graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
705 E 70th Street
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. James Stoever is an endocrinologist in Savannah, GA. On average, patients gave Dr. Stoever a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 452
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Kaveh Ehsanipoor is a physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. On average, patients gave Dr. Ehsanipoor a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. 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
4750 Waters Avenue; Suite 452
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Ismary Decastro practices adult endocrinology. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5102 Paulsen Street; Building 3
Savannah, GA
 

Dr. Anil Piya is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Piya 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.