Endocrinology

Many things can complicate childhood growth and development, including hormone regulation and metabolism. Our specialists are trained and board certified to identify child growth problems and hormone regulation of all kinds. If you suspect your child may have a growth or hormonal abnormality, your primary care pediatrician may refer your child to a specialist for testing. We will provide your child with highly-specialized care while helping you learn how to best manage your child’s condition.

 

Diagnoses and Treatment

  • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Type I and Type II
  • Diabetes Insipidus
    • Hypoglycemia
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Adrenal Disorders
    • Adrenogenital Syndrome
    • Addison’s Disease
    • Cushing’s Syndrome
  • Pubertal Disorders
  • Bone Mineralization Disorders
  • Growth Disorders
  • Pituitary Disorders


Tests and Procedures

  • Growth Hormone Testing
  • Gonadal Response Testing
  • Thyroid Function Testing
  • Adrenal Gland Testing
  • Glucose Metabolism Testing


Outpatient Endocrinology services available at this location:

 

Pediatric Specialty Clinic
7777 Hennessy Boulevard, Suite 409
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm

Telephone:
(225) 765-6834

 
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