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

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

Dr. Carrie Burns' area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Burns's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), paget's disease, and thyroid cancer. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). She obtained her medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed her residency at Pennsylvania Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Burns has received the distinction of Recognized by Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016 and 2017.

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

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

Dr. Constantine Chaknos is a physician who specializes in adult endocrinology and adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include the following: chronic kidney disease (CKD), kidney failure, and consultation. Dr. Chaknos is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Chaknos attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Dr. Chaknos's professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Consultation, Chronic Kidney Disease, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure

Christina M. Mitchell MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Christina Mitchell works as an endocrinologist in Philadelphia, PA and Berwyn, PA. Dr. Mitchell's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), thyroid cancer, and type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. She has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. She is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Thyroid Cancer, Type 1 ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Erika Tapino, who practices in Radnor, PA, is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include diabetes. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Tapino performed her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Diabetes

Traci L. Tupper MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 4.16 stars (9 ratings)
1001 Chesterbrook Boulevard
Berwyn, PA
 

Dr. Traci Tupper is an endocrinologist. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Tupper's clinical interests include adrenal tumor, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and hyperparathyroidism. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing her residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Tupper attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Tupper has received distinctions including Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue and Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. She is 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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