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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 practices pediatric endocrinology. She is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. She is in-network for Medicaid insurance. Dr. Ergun-Longmire attended Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete 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 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. Kambalapalli takes. Dr. Kambalapalli attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad for medical school and subsequently trained at Children's Hospital of Michigan for residency.

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

Dr. Natinder Saini specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Akron, OH. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saini honors. Dr. Saini attended Dayanand Medical College & Hospital and then went on to complete her residency at New York Methodist Hospital. 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 practices pediatric endocrinology in Akron, OH. She is professionally affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital. After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Martin performed her residency at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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

Dr. Jaime Haidet is a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Haidet accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Haidet is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Dr. Haidet's medical residency was performed at Summa Health System. Dr. Haidet has received the following distinction: 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 works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Akron, OH. Dr. Vansickle attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He has received professional recognition including the following: U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Diabetes and Endocrinology. He is affiliated with Akron Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 

Dr. William Riley's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Riley 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.