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We found 6 endocrinologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Bronze 104 near Round Rock, TX.

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Dr. Susan Balite Nunez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Susan Nunez works as a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Nunez is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She graduated from Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. She 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. Bonnie Gayle Goldsmith, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Bonnie Leyva's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Leyva accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing her residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Leyva attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Shona Kay Rabon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5339 N Ih 35; Office
Austin, 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. Rajani Prabhakaran, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Rajani Prabhakaran works as a pediatric endocrinologist in Round Rock, TX and Austin, TX. She is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Prabhakaran attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University and then went on to complete her residency at the University Medical Center Brackenridge and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Stephanie Louise Tacquard, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5339 N Ih 35; Office
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Tacquard is a pediatric endocrinology specialist. Dr. Tacquard is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. She is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Joshua "josh" M. Smith, MBA, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
5339 N Ih 35; Office
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Smith is a specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include continuous glucose monitoring. Dr. Smith accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Smith (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.