We found 6 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Aetna near Voorhees, NJ.

Dr. Andrew Charles Calabria, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
100 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Calabria is a pediatric endocrinologist. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Calabria trained at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Calabria takes. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Osteoporosis, Hyperparathyroidism

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Bassil Kublaoui's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. In his practice, he is particularly interested in type 2 diabetes. Dr. Kublaoui is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He attended Boston University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News and World Report Top Doctors; Castle Connolly Top Doctors; and Dallas Business Journal's Health Care Heroes Award.

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Clinical interests: Type 2 Diabetes

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Wilma Rossi is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Rossi is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rossi honors. Her education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at Schneider Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Bauer works as a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Bauer's areas of expertise include hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroid nodules. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He trained at Madigan Army Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Bauer is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Graves Disease, Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Hyperthyroidism, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Lorraine Katz is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Katz is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She studied medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Epidemiology, Diabetes

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Camille Michaud practices pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Michaud attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Weight Management

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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.