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We found 6 endocrinologists who accept Accountable Health Plans near South Burlington, VT.

Dr. Muriel Helene Nathan, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3 Timber Lane
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Muriel Nathan sees patients in Burlington, VT and South Burlington, VT. Her medical specialty is adult endocrinology. Her areas of expertise include diabetes and thyroid cancer. Dr. Nathan is an in-network provider for POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Cancer, Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine Cancer, Diabetes, Pituitary Disorders

Dr. John Lewis Leahy, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
62 Tilley Drive; Suite 202
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. John Leahy specializes in adult endocrinology and practices in Burlington, VT, Colchester, VT, and South Burlington, VT. He accepts POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Leahy's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He is affiliated with Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Joel Jerry Schnure, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3 Timber Lane
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Joel Schnure is an adult endocrinology specialist in Burlington, VT and South Burlington, VT. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Buffalo General Hospital. In his practice, Dr. Schnure focuses on thyroid cancer. Child Health Plus, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schnure honors. He is affiliated with Wilson Medical Center, Johnson City.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Diabetes

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
3 Timber Lane
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Matthew Gilbert's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Gilbert has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Before performing his residency at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Dr. Gilbert attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Low Testosterone, Diabetes

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
111 Colchester Avenue; Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Susanne Trost practices adult endocrinology. Her areas of expertise include osteoporosis. Dr. Trost takes POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care. She is conversant in German.

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Clinical interests: Osteoporosis

Dr. Sree Susmitha Susmitha Garapati, MD
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
62 Tilley Drive; Suite 202
South Burlington, VT
 

Dr. Sree Susmitha Garapati is an endocrinologist in South Burlington, VT and Burlington, VT. She attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College. Dr. Garapati takes POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.