We found 5 endocrinologists who accept Aetna Leap Diabetes near Coatesville, PA.

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Dr. Mariele Calderon Briones, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
217 Reeceville Road; Suite B
Coatesville, PA
 

Dr. Mariele Briones specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in West Chester, PA and Coatesville, PA. In her practice, Dr. Briones focuses on diabetes. She is an in-network provider for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Briones's education and training includes medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Briones is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Matthew S Kane, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
217 Reeceville Road; Suite B
Coatesville, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Kane practices adult endocrinology in West Chester, PA and Coatesville, PA. His medical residency was performed at Temple University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes. Patients gave Dr. Kane an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kane is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Christopher P Bruno, DO
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
217 Reeceville Road; Suite B
Coatesville, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Bruno is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Bruno's areas of expertise include diabetes. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bruno completed a residency program at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Dr. Bruno takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
217 Reeceville Road; Suite B
Coatesville, PA
 

Dr. Arti Patel is an adult endocrinology and pediatric endocrinology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include diabetes. She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Neema Y Chokshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
217 Reeceville Road; Suite B
Coatesville, PA
 

Dr. Neema Chokshi specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in West Chester, PA and Coatesville, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chokshi include diabetes. She is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chokshi graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

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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.
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