We found 5 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Beech Street near Morristown, NJ.

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Dr. Barbara I Cerame, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Barbara Cerame's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cerame include diabetes and thyroid problems. Dr. Cerame's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Cerame (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes

Dr. Lawrence A Silverman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Lawrence Silverman's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Silverman's clinical interests encompass clinical trials. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Silverman studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Clinical Trials

Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Madison Avenue; Department of Pediatric Endocrinology
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Melissa Woo is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Her areas of expertise consist of obesity and diabetes. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Woo is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and a graduate of Floating Hospital for Children's residency program. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Her professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, and Goryeb Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Obesity

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Dr. Harold S Starkman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Harold Starkman specializes in pediatric endocrinology. He studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Starkman has indicated that his clinical interests include clinical trials. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Starkman takes. His professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Clinical Trials

Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Daisy Chin, who practices in Morristown, NJ and Summit, NJ, is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. In her practice, Dr. Chin focuses on diabetes, thyroid problems, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Medical Group, and Goryeb Children's Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chin attended medical school at State University of New York (SUNY).

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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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.
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