Finding Providers
loading

We found 5 endocrinologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Crystal Lake, IL.

No Photo
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
380 Terra Cotta Road; Suite A
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Hiralal Maheshwari specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in McHenry, IL and Crystal Lake, IL. He is a graduate of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences. Patients gave Dr. Maheshwari an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Maheshwari (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

Read more
Dr. Jyothi Gogineni, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3707 Doty Road; Medical Office Building 2, Suites C, D, E, G, H
Woodstock, IL
 

Dr. Jyothi Gogineni sees patients in Crystal Lake, IL, Huntley, IL, and Woodstock, IL. Her medical specialty is adult endocrinology. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gogineni graduated from Guntur Medical College and Kasturba Medical College and then she performed her residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. She is affiliated with Centegra Health System.

Read more
Dr. Achal Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
10350 Haligus Road; Suite 200
Huntley, IL
 

Dr. Achal Ahmed is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Ahmed attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
6317 Nw Highway
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Brian Wu specializes in adult endocrinology. The average patient rating for Dr. Wu is 2.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wu honors.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
600 S Randall Road
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Jawaad Khokhar specializes in adult endocrinology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

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.