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We found 4 endocrinologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Kingwood, TX.

Dr. Tri Richard Lee, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2755 West Lake Houston Parkway
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Tri Lee is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He works in Houston, TX and Kingwood, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks Vietnamese and Cantonese. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Main Campus and Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - Kingwood Clinic. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. Dr. Lee completed his residency training at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Srinivas Rao Panja, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
22999 Hwy 59 N; Suite 230
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Srinivas Panja is an adult endocrinology specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Panja honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Kurnool Medical College. He completed his residency training at Aurora Sinai Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Panja's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
17903 W Lake Houston Parkway; Suite 201
Humble, TX
 

Dr. Brian Chou is a Humble, TX physician who specializes in adult endocrinology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Chou is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
24046 Highway 59 N
Kingwood, TX
 

Dr. Samir Ouais is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He works in Humble, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Cleveland, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa, Dr. Ouais attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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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.