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We found 5 endocrinologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Fort Worth, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
1650 West Rosedale; Suite 306
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jaime Castro is an adult endocrinology specialist in Fort Worth, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Castro is 3.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Castro accepts. Before completing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Dr. Castro attended medical school at National University of San Marcos. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Castro speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
6741 Audubon Trail
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Imran Patel is an endocrinologist. Dr. Patel graduated from Dow Medical College. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Patel is affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
855 Montgomery Street; Patient Care Center 3rd Floor
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Craig Spellman's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Spellman's clinical interests encompass diabetes. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1650 W Rosedale Street; Suite 301
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Alvin Huang is an endocrinologist. Patients rated Dr. Huang highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
4701 Bryant Irvin Road N.
Fort Woth, TX
 

Dr. Omayra Quijano-Vega is a specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Quijano-Vega's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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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.