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

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

Dr. Lindsay Harrison practices adult endocrinology. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Harrison attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harrison honors. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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

Dr. Nicola Abate is a specialist in adult endocrinology. After attending the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Abate accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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

Dr. Luigi Meneghini's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Meneghini honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. He has received distinctions including 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 specialty is adult endocrinology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Bickel accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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

Dr. Hien Tran is an adult endocrinology specialist in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Dallas, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tran is professionally 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 works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Austin, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Rabon is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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 adult endocrinology and hospital medicine (hospitalist) specialist. Dr. Piper is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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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.