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 a Fort Worth, TX physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending National University of San Marcos for medical school, Dr. Castro completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland. Dr. Castro has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
6741 Audubon Trail
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Imran Patel's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Patel graduated from Dow Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Patel is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Texas Health Huguley Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Craig Spellman sees patients in Fort Worth, TX and Odessa, TX. His medical specialty is adult endocrinology. His clinical interests include diabetes. Dr. Spellman 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. Dr. Spellman has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

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

Dr. Alvin Huang works as an adult endocrinologist in Fort Worth, TX and Plano, TX. Patients rated Dr. Huang highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. 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's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Quijano-Vega has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Quijano-Vega honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Quijano-Vega studied medicine 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.
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