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We found 6 endocrinologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Erie, PA.

Dr. Anne-France France Walczak, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1700 Peach Street; Suite 220
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Anne-France Walczak practices adult endocrinology. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Walczak accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine. Dr. Walczak's residency was performed at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Dr. Luigi Roberto Garibaldi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatric Endocrinology
201 State Street
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Luigi Garibaldi specializes in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric endocrinology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Garibaldi attended medical school at the University of Genoa Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Garibaldi is conversant in Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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
118 East 2nd Street; W1150
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Nursen Gurtunca works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Pittsburgh, PA, Beaver Falls, PA, and Erie, PA. The average patient rating for Dr. Gurtunca is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Gurtunca trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand for residency. She is conversant in Turkish.

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Dr. Amanda Catherine Flint, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
118 East 2nd Street; W1150
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Amanda Flint's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Flint is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Albany Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Flint is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
240 W 11th Street; 2nd Floor
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Hines is an Erie, PA physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hines is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
240 W 11th Street; 2nd Floor
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Luis Aparicio is an adult endocrinologist in Erie, PA. He is a graduate of National University of San Marcos. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Aparicio takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.