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's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Walczak takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Walczak is conversant in Spanish.

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

Dr. Luigi Garibaldi sees patients in Beaver Falls, PA, Erie, PA, and Hermitage, PA. His medical specialties are pediatric pulmonology and pediatric endocrinology. In addition to English, he speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. 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. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Amanda Flint sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA, Beaver Falls, PA, and Erie, PA. Her medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. The average patient rating for Dr. Flint is 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Her professional 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's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gurtunca honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. For her residency, Dr. Gurtunca trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of the Witwatersrand. In addition to English, she speaks Turkish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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' specialty is adult endocrinology. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Hines is rated highly by his patients. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Luis Aparicio is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Aparicio is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He studied medicine at National University of San Marcos.

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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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