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We found 7 endocrinologists who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Lindsay Bundrick Bundrick, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5201 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Lindsay Harrison's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Harrison is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Harrison is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Luigi Fernando Meneghini, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Luigi Meneghini's specialty is adult endocrinology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Meneghini attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Perry Earl Bickel, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Perry Bickel's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Bickel's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Nicola Iginio Abate, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nicola Abate sees patients in Dallas, TX, League City, TX, and Galveston, TX. His medical specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Abate is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Abate attended medical school at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Faculty of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Dr. Hien Thien-Hai Tran, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard; #8857
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Hien Tran practices adult endocrinology in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Tran is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Shona Kay Rabon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Shona Rabon specializes in pediatric endocrinology and practices in Austin, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Dallas, TX. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Rabon obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Paul Knight Piper Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Hospital Medicine
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Paul Piper is an endocrinologist and hospitalist. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Piper is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Piper is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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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.