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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's medical specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Subramanian's education and training includes medical school at the University of Mumbai and L.T. Municipal Medical College and 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. The average patient rating for Dr. Subramanian is 2.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for 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. Dr. Subramanian welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Elias Stephan is an adult endocrinology specialist in Sugar Land, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Stephan has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Stephan is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
15200 Southwest Freeway; Suite 360
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Shreya Parikh specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Sugar Land, TX and Katy, TX. Dr. Parikh is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
16605 Sw Freeway, #330; Medical Office Building 3
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Arindam Bandyopadhyay, who practices in Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. His areas of expertise include diabetes. He attended medical school at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. Dr. Bandyopadhyay is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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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.