Your child's growth and development is important. Many things can complicate normal child development, including hormone regulation and metabolism. The most common pediatric disease that our endocrinologists treat is Type 1 Diabetes.


Our specialists are trained to identify child growth problems and hormone regulation of all kinds, including hypoglycemia, autoimmune endocrine disorders, or adrenal, pituitary or thyroid gland and metabolism problems such as diabetes. If you suspect your child may have a growth or hormonal issue, your primary care pediatrician may refer your child to us for testing.

Pediatric Endocrinology Specialists:

James Gardner, MD

Chantal Lutfallah, MD

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