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Pediatric Endocrinology in Asia

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Asia performing Pediatric Endocrinology.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

The Gleneagles Global Hospital Chennai Pediatrics division covers all major transplants with the highest success rate in India.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

The Department of Pediatrics A cares for children with internal and chronic disorders within the field of general pediatric medicine. The department's main areas of care are juvenile diabetes, sleep disorders, neurology and neurology rehabilitation, infectious diseases,and gastrointestinal diseases.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Rambam Medical Center

Listed pediatrician:

Dr. Abraham Lorber, MD

Director, Pediatric Cardiology

Mahkota Medical Centre

Mahkota Woman and Child Centre ensures easy access to an extensive range of services for women and children.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Mahkota Medical Centre

6 listed pediatricians:

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Raffles Hospital

A full service private hospital offering a comprehensive range of specialist services by a team of 200 physicians. 35-40% of the patients are foreigners, and there is a dedicated department for handling medical tourists.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Raffles Hospital

6 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Chu Hui Ping

Paediatric gastroenterology

Dr. Veronica Toh

Neonatal intensive care

Hadassah University Medical Center

Hadassah medical institution includes two university hospitals in Jerusalem – on Mt. Scopus and in Ein Kerem. Both provide advanced tetriary healthcare services in all medical specialties.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Hadassah Hospital

37 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Dan Engelhard, MD

Head, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Pediatric AIDS center

Prof. Isaiah D.Wexler, MD, Ph.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Metabolism and Feeding Disorders

KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital

Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The upper age limit of such patients ranges from age 12 in Malaysia. A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a paediatrician.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital

6 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Mardziah Alias

Pediatrics & Pediatrics Dermatology

St. Luke's Medical Center

A JCI accredited multi-specialty medical institute which has been serving patients from the Philippines and all over the world for over a century. It has over 600 inpatient beds and 1,700 affiliated medical consultants.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at St. Luke's Medical Center

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Moolchand Medcity

10 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Arun Goel

General Orthopaedics
Paediatric Orthopaedics

Dr. Madhusmita Roy

Pediatric Medicine

Sheba Medical Center

The largest medical centre in Israel and the Middle East, internationally renowned for it's medical excellence. Around 31,000 inpatients are treated annually.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Sheba Medical Center

33 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Anikster Yair

General Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Avigad Itamar

General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

BNH Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital with a 225 in-patient bed capacity which offers a wide range of medical services. Services for international patients include aesthetic procedures and cosmetic surgery.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at BNH Hospital

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About Pediatric Endocrinology

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is pediatric endocrinology?

This is a subspecialty of medicine that deals with disorders of the endocrine glands such as diabetes and variations in the physical and sexual growth and development in children. The subspecialty deals with the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of growth, puberty, glucose metabolism, sex differentiation, the pituitary/hypothalamus, bone metabolism, mineral metabolism, the thyroid, the adrenal and the gonads.


Who is a pediatric endocrinologist?

This is a medical doctor who has specialized in the field of endocrinology and further into pediatrics. Pediatric endocrinologists treat the patients from infancy to late adolescence. They treat problems, diseases, and disorders related to the hormones and glands producing them.

Hormones are chemical messengers in the body, which are created in the endocrine glands. They control major body functions such as hunger, reproduction, and moods.

The most common disease treated by a pediatric endocrinologist is type 1 diabetes. Other common problems treated are related to growth disorders especially those treated with growth hormone treatment. Pediatric endocrinologists are also the primary doctors in treating children with intersex disorders. They also treat hypoglycemia, puberty variations and another thyroid, adrenal and pituitary problems. Most pediatric endocrinologists have special skills in lipid metabolism, bone metabolism, inborn errors of metabolism or adolescent gynecology.


Training

In addition to a medical degree that usually takes 4 years, pediatric endocrinologists have completed a pediatric residency program of 3 years and a fellowship of 3 years in pediatric endocrinology. The fellowship and specialty are academically based and heavily research oriented.


Why see a pediatric endocrinologist?

Pediatric endocrinologists heave special skills and the training on how to interact with children to make them feel more comfortable. They understand that children’s psychological needs are different from adult’s and therefore they require special care. Hormonal problems affecting children can have significant effects ion the child’s growth and sexual development as well as their emotional well-being. 

Pediatric endocrinologists decorate their offices in a manner that makes a child feel comfortable and relaxed. They also employ professional who are attuned to children’s needs such as nurses, pediatric diabetes educators, psychologists, and nutritionists.

They work together with the primary care physicians to provide detailed and comprehensive care to your child.


Conditions treated

Pediatric endocrinologists use their special skills to diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders affecting the hormones. Pediatric endocrinology treatments include:

  • Early puberty
  • Delayed puberty
  • Growth problems such as short stature
  • Enlarged thyroid also known as goiter
  • Underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism)
  • Overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism)
  • Ambiguous genitals
  • Ovarian dysfunction
  • Testicular dysfunction
  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyperfunction
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyperfunction
  • Obesity
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Diabetes insipid us
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Hyperprolactinemi
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Turner syndrome
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Precocious puberty
  • Problems with Vitamin D such as rickets and hypocalcaemia

Endocrine disorders can have a range of symptoms. Depending on the reason for referral evaluation includes:
  • Measurement of weight, blood pressure, pulse and height
  • Assessment of the child’s medical history
  • Assessment of your family’s medical history
  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests
  • Bone age assessment
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Stimulation and suppression tests
  • Imaging tests such as x-rays or MRI

Common treatment procedures include:

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Drug therapy
  • Insulin pump therapy

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