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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

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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Artemis Health Institute

“Every year is vital in the life of a child.” - Jack McConnell

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Artemis Health Institute

5 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Sanjay Sarup

Director, Department of Pediatric Orthopedics & Spine Surgery, Head of Orthopedics (Unit II)

Dr. Rajiv Chhabra

Head of Pediatrics & Neonatology

Chaophya Hospital

The Chaophya Hospital is a JCI accredited, tertiary private hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, which has been in operation since 1991. It has an international department which offers a comprehensive range of supporting services to foreign patients.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Chaophya Hospital

33 listed pediatricians:

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Prof. Kritvikrom Durongpisitkul

Pediatric Cardiology

Prof. Montri Tuchinda

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Global Hospitals & Health City Chennai

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Sevenhills Hospital

4 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Omprakash Jamadar

Consultant Neonatal Medicine

Dr. Biswa Ranjan Panda

Consultant Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Surgery

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

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

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

15 listed pediatricians:

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Mount Elizabeth Hospital

The Paediatric unit is dedicated to providing high quality medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care of infants, children and adolescents. Safeguarding your children’s health is our utmost priority.

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Pediatric Endocrinology is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

20 listed pediatricians:

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Dr. Wong Keng Yean

Pediatric Cardiology

Dr. Liew Woei Kang

Paediatric Rheumatology & Immunology

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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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