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We found 5 pediatric endocrinologists who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Voorhees, NJ.

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

Dr. Bassil Kublaoui's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kublaoui include type 2 diabetes. Dr. Kublaoui is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Kublaoui attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Kublaoui 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. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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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's medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Rossi obtained her medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at Schneider Children's Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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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 is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Bauer's areas of expertise include hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroid nodules. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Bauer completed a residency program at Madigan Army Medical Center. He 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 specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Before performing her residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Dr. Katz attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katz takes.

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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's medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michaud takes. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Michaud attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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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.