We found 4 endocrinologists who accept Aetna Gold EPO near Sugar Land, TX.

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Dr. Vidhya Subramanian, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Vidhya Subramanian practices adult endocrinology. After completing medical school at the University of Mumbai and L.T. Municipal Medical College, she performed her residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Subramanian include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Subramanian's patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Subramanian accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Pituitary Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
15200 S.w. Freeway; Suite 270
Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Elias Stephan is an adult endocrinologist. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Stephan accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 330 Mob 3
Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Arindam Bandyopadhyay works as an endocrinologist in Sugar Land, TX. He attended Medical College and Hospital Kolkata and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His areas of expertise include diabetes. Dr. Bandyopadhyay takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
17510 W Grand Parkway S; Suite 510
Sugar Land, TX

Dr. Shreya Parikh practices adult endocrinology in Sugar Land, TX and Katy, TX. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Parikh honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land 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.
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