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We found 7 pediatric endocrinologists near Akron, OH.

Dr. Berrin Ergun Ergun-Longmire, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Berrin Ergun-Longmire is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ergun-Longmire honors Medicaid insurance. She graduated from Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Monmouth Medical Center.

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Dr. Mamatha Kambalapalli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Mamatha Kambalapalli is a pediatric endocrinologist. Before performing her residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan, Dr. Kambalapalli attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad for medical school. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Natinder Kaur Saini, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Natinder Saini sees patients in Akron, OH. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Saini honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Dayanand Medical College & Hospital and a graduate of New York Methodist Hospital's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Kimberly Lynne Martin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Kimberly Martin is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She works in Akron, OH. Dr. Martin is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed her residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Jaime L Haidet, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Jaime Haidet works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Akron, OH. Dr. Haidet accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dr. Haidet performed Dr. Haidet's residency at Summa Health System. Dr. Haidet has received the distinction of U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology. Dr. Haidet is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Bradley Van Sickle, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Bradley Vansickle's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dr. Vansickle performed his residency at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He has received the distinction of U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology. He is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 

Dr. William Riley's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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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.