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We found 30 endocrinologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Gabriel Ikponmosa Uwaifo, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Gabriel Uwaifo is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He works in Slidell, LA and New Orleans, LA. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Uwaifo attended medical school at the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Alan A Burshell, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Alan Burshell specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in New Orleans, LA. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Burshell takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Burshell has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Dr. Mario R McNally, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Mario McNally, who practices in New Orleans, LA, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. He studied medicine at National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Faculty of Medicine. Dr. McNally accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Tilak Kumar Mallik, MD
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
1111 Medical Center Boulevard; S-113
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Tilak Mallik's areas of specialization are endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Mallik is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mallik (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Bengali and Hindi.

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Dr. Vivian Andrew Fonseca, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1430 Tulane Avenue; Sl 53
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Vivian Fonseca's specialty is adult endocrinology. His areas of expertise include diabetes. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fonseca studied medicine at Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Fonseca has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Cielo R Alleyn, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1315 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Cielo Alleyn is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Alleyn has a special interest in diabetes. Her professional affiliations include Ochsner and Boston Children's Hospital. She is a graduate of Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alleyn accepts.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Samuel S Andrews II, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Samuel Andrews is an adult endocrinologist. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Andrews is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Robert C Galagan, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1430 Tulane Avenue; Sl-53
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Robert Galagan's specialty is adult endocrinology. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Galagan accepts. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Galagan trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Dr. Brandy Ann Panunti, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Brandy Panunti is a New Orleans, LA physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. She is affiliated with Ochsner. She graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Panunti trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Lawrence Blonde, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Lawrence Blonde works as an adult endocrinologist in New Orleans, LA. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Blonde's education and training includes medical school at Albany Medical College and residency at Albany Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Dr. Susana Laura Dipp, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Susana Dipp practices adult endocrinology. Dr. Dipp's patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. She is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Ponce School of Medicine and performed her residency at Norwalk Hospital.

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Dr. Tina Kaur Thethi, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1415 Tulane Avenue; Hc-57
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Tina Thethi, who practices in Metairie, LA and New Orleans, LA, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Her areas of expertise include diabetes. Dr. Thethi honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Marideli Colon Scanlan, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1111 Medical Center Boulevard; Suite N 713
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Marideli Scanlan is an endocrinologist in Gretna, LA and Marrero, LA. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). Dr. Scanlan graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then she performed her residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1620 Belle Chasse Highway; Suite 101
Gretna, LA
 

Dr. Amy Varughese is an adult endocrinology specialist in Gretna, LA. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Varughese is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Stuart Alan Chalew, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stuart Chalew works as a pediatric endocrinologist. His areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes and growth problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chalew honors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chalew's office for an appointment. Dr. Chalew attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Growth Problems

Dr. Robert L Hopkins, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Critical Care
1430 Tulane Avenue; Sl37
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Robert Hopkins works as a pediatric pulmonologist, pediatric endocrinologist, and pediatric critical care specialist in New Orleans, LA, Mandeville, LA, and Metairie, LA. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hopkins attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Hopkins is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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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.