We found 5 endocrinologists who accept InterGroup Services near Radnor, PA.

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Dr. Carrie Marie Burns, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Carrie Burns works as an endocrinologist in Radnor, PA and Philadelphia, PA. These areas are among Dr. Burns's clinical interests: diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), paget's disease, and thyroid cancer. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before completing her residency at Pennsylvania Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Burns attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016 and 2017. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Clinical interests: Type 1 Diabetes, Bone Density Test, Burns, Hyperparathyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Constantine Michael Chaknos, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Adult Nephrology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Constantine Chaknos is an adult endocrinologist and nephrologist in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. He has a special interest in kidney stones, chronic kidney disease (CKD), and kidney failure. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chaknos's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Tufts Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glomerulonephritis, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Consultation, End-Stage ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina M Mitchell, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Christina Mitchell, who practices in Philadelphia, PA and Berwyn, PA, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. Dr. Mitchell's areas of expertise include obesity, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and hyperparathyroidism. She is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Before performing her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Mitchell attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Dr. Mitchell is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Thyroid Cancer, Type 2 ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Erika Tapino is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. In her practice, Dr. Tapino focuses on diabetes. Dr. Tapino honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Tapino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Dr. Traci L Wojtkowski, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
Penn Medicine Valley Forge; 1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Traci Tupper is an adult endocrinology specialist. Patients gave Dr. Tupper an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include adrenal tumor, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and hyperparathyroidism. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Tupper graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Rhode Island Hospital. Her distinctions include: Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue and Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Thyroid Cancer, Osteoporosis, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

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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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