- Growth disorders, which prevent children from growing or maturing as expected
- Thyroid disease
- Pituitary or adrenal disorders
- Sex hormone disorders, where the body produces either too little or too much of the hormones that affect puberty and sexual development
- Unexplained obesity
- Intersex, a group of conditions that make a person's sex unclear
- Vitamin D deficiency
- Problems with calcium metabolism
- Treatment for transgender children, who feel they do not match the gender associated with their external genitalia (many, but not all, pediatric endocrinology offices provide this service)
We found 3 pediatric endocrinologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Arlington Heights, IL.
Dr. Mary Kreiter's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical interests include growth problems and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). Dr. Kreiter is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Rush Children's Hospital and Michael Reese Hospital. She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kreiter is closed to new patients at this time.
Clinical interests: Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Growth Problems, Endocrine Diseases
Dr. Laura Levin is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. She has a special interest in endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levin accepts. She is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital's residency program. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.
Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases
Dr. Ellen Kim is a pediatric endocrinology specialist. In her practice, she is particularly interested in endocrine diseases (hormone disorders). Dr. Kim is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan.
Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Growth Problems, Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, ... (Read more)