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We found 4 endocrinologists who accept Coventry Bronze Deductible Only HSA Eligible OAHMO near Beaver Falls, PA.

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Dr. Luigi Roberto Garibaldi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Endocrinology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Luigi Garibaldi's specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric endocrinology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garibaldi honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Genoa Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Dr. Nursen Gurtunca, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Nursen Gurtunca specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA, Beaver Falls, PA, and Erie, PA. Dr. Gurtunca trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand for her residency. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Gurtunca speaks Turkish. She is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Dr. Oscar Escobar, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Endocrinology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Oscar Escobar is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. On average, patients gave Dr. Escobar a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Valle, he performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Amanda Catherine Flint, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2580 Constitution Boulevard
Beaver Falls, PA
 

Dr. Amanda Flint specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA, Beaver Falls, PA, and Erie, PA. On average, patients gave Dr. Flint a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Flint's hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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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.