Endocrinology is the study of hormones; chemical messengers from one cell to another.
Hormones influence or control a wide range of physiological activities, such as growth, development, metabolism, level of alertness, sugar regulation and appetite, bone growth, etc.
You may find that problems with hormones and the way they work contribute to some of the major diseases of mankind; for example, diabetes, thyroid conditions, pituitary conditions, some neurological problems, appetite and obesity, and bone growth.
Our Endocrinology department is staffed by Justina Deitz, D.O. and Dr. Anna Chernov, M.D. who are both Board Certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism and together, has over 35 years of professional experience.
Our physicians can diagnose diseases that affect your glands. They know how to treat conditions that are often complex and involve many systems within your body. Trained to diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems, they help to restore the normal balance of hormones in your system. They take care of many conditions including: diabetes, thyroid diseases, metabolic disorders, over or under production of hormones, menopause, osteoporosis, hypertension, cholesterol (lipid) disorders, Infertility, lack of growth (short stature), and cancers of the endocrine glands.
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