We found 3 endocrinologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Corpus Christi, TX.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
3533 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Before completing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Mokhashi attended medical school at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum. Dr. Mokhashi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1521 S Staples Street; Suite 801
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jacqueline Cohn's specialty is adult endocrinology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Cohn studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Cohn has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
3533 S Alameda Street; Children's Diab & Endocrine Center 4th Floor Sloan Building
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Mauricio Flores sees patients in Corpus Christi, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric endocrinology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flores takes.

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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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