- 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)
We found 3 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Arlington Heights, IL.
Dr. Mary Kreiter is a pediatric endocrinology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kreiter include growth problems and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She obtained her medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and performed her residency at Rush Children's Hospital and Michael Reese Hospital. She has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kreiter is closed to new patients at this time.
Clinical interests: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Growth Problems, Endocrine Diseases
Dr. Laura Levin specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Northbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Westchester, IL. Dr. Levin is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital's residency program. In her practice, she is particularly interested in endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.
Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases
Dr. Ellen Kim specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Kim has indicated that her clinical interests include diabetes, growth problems, and thyroid problems. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. Her education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim accepts. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Growth Problems, Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, ... (Read more)