We found 6 endocrinologists who accept Humana Bronze near Louisville, CO.

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Leigh Perreault MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
5495 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
 

Dr. Leigh Perreault specializes in adult endocrinology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Perreault include endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). She is affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and CU Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Perreault attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Diseases

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 1.87 stars (2 ratings)
892 W South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Lindsey Rentschler's specialty is adult endocrinology. She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Rentschler is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 3.13 stars (10 ratings)
892 W South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Vinaya Kamath is an endocrinologist. Dr. Kamath's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kamath honors. She attended medical school at Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur and Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 2.66 stars (3 ratings)
892 W South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Kelly Mandagere's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mandagere attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Psychiatry
892 W South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. James Oberwetter is a specialist in adult endocrinology and psychiatry. Dr. Oberwetter is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 4.26 stars (6 ratings)
892 W South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Christopher Fox practices adult endocrinology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fox takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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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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