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We found 7 endocrinologists who accept Medicare near Tulsa, OK.

Dr. Ralph Joseph Duda Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1265 S Utica; #300
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Ralph Duda works as an endocrinologist. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Duda studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Oklahoma Super Doctors.

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Dr. Kelly Renee Flesner-Gurley, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
1265 South Utica; Suite 300
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Kelly Flesner-Gurley's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Flesner-Gurley's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received professional recognition including the following: Oklahoma Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Raphael Francisco sees patients in Tulsa, OK. His medical specialty is adult endocrinology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Francisco is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. He is affiliated with St. John Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
1725 East 19th Street; #500
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Tobie Bresloff is an adult endocrinology specialist. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bresloff takes Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Nuclear Medicine
1245 S Utica Avenue
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Steve Landgarten sees patients in Tulsa, OK. His medical specialties are adult endocrinology and nuclear medicine. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. The average patient rating for Dr. Landgarten is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Landgarten is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
4444 E. 41st Street
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. David Jelley's specialties are adult endocrinology and pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Jelley studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. He has received the following distinction: Oklahoma Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
4444 E 41st Street; 1st Floor, Suite B
Tulsa, OK
 

Dr. Laura Chalmers specializes in adult endocrinology and pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Chalmers accepts Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is a medical specialty that deals with glands and hormones. Hormones are substances that act like chemical messengers between parts of the body. They are produced by glands, and travel in the bloodstream throughout the body where they act on different organs and cells to affect many different functions of life. Hormones control our appetite, growth, reproduction, and energy. When there is too little or too much of a hormone, an endocrinologist can help restore the balance.

Endocrinology problems are sometimes difficult and complex because hormones travel throughout the body and can affect more than one system. A single, simple imbalance can produce multiple, very different symptoms. Just a few of the diverse diseases treated by an endocrinologist include:
  • Diabetes (where insulin is not produced in the body or is not working well, and blood sugar levels rise, which damages tissues)
  • Hypothyroidism (where thyroid hormones are not produced well, reducing cell metabolism and energy)
  • Precocious Puberty (where reproductive hormones are produced too early in a child’s life)
  • Gigantism (where growth hormones are overproduced, leading to unusual size)

Endocrinology can contain subspecialties where physicians focus their care on specific groups of patients. For example, some endocrinologists are diabetic endocrinologists who know specifically how to care for diabetics’ particular needs in eye care, circulation, and foot care. Pediatric endocrinologists treat children. Whatever their subspecialty, all endocrinologists have the same goal: restoring balance when the body’s messaging system is not working correctly.