We found 8 pediatric endocrinologists near Akron, OH.

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Dr. Alicia R Crandall, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
215 W. Bowery Street; Suite 6400
Akron, OH
 

Dr. Alicia Lowes is a physician who specializes in pediatric endocrinology. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Lowes studied medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Dr. Lowes is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Berrin Ergun-Longmire specializes in pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ergun-Longmire is an in-network provider for Medicaid insurance. Before completing her residency at Monmouth Medical Center, Dr. Ergun-Longmire attended medical school at Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine.

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

Dr. Kimberly Martin sees patients in Akron, OH. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin accepts. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Martin completed her residency training at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

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

Dr. Jaime Haidet practices pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Haidet is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and residency at Summa Health System. She has received the distinction of U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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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 area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. He is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Vansickle attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Dr. Vansickle has received the distinction of U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology.

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

Dr. Mamatha Kambalapalli specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Akron, OH. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad for medical school and subsequently trained at Children's Hospital of Michigan for residency. Dr. Kambalapalli 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 works as a pediatric endocrinologist. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saini accepts. She is a graduate of Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. Dr. Saini trained at New York Methodist Hospital for her residency. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 

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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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