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Pediatric Endocrinology

75 Maltese Dr, Middletown, NY

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845-342-4774 ex 4342

PARENTS

Children are not simply little adults. Their emotional and medical needs are completely different from the needs of an adult.

This is especially true when it comes to dealing with a child’s sexual development or growth disorders. If your child is facing any of these problems, then seeing a pediatric endocrinologist is the best since they are specially trained to diagnose and treat the unique needs of endocrine and hormonal disorders in children and teens.

Early Intervention is best when treating childhood obesity.

✅ Now accepting new patients

✅ Convenient hours on the weekend

Schedule an appointment by phone or chat:

845.342.4774 ex 4342

What is Pediatric Endocrinology??

Pediatric endocrinology is a medical subspecialty dealing with disorders of the endocrine glands, such as variations of physical growth and sexual development in childhood, diabetes and many more.

What symptoms would my child see an Endocrinologist for?

  • Growth problems, such as short stature
  • Early or delayed puberty
  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)
  • Underactive or overactive thyroid gland
  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function
  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function
  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex
  • Ovarian and testicular dysfunction
  • Diabetes
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Obesity
  • Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)

How are endocrine disorders diagnosed?

A number of tests and exams may help in diagnosing a child with endocrine disorders. Blood and urine tests verify hormone levels can help your doctors determine if an endocrine disorder exists. Imaging tests may be done to help locate or evaluate nodules, organs, and glands.

Treatments/Services Offered

Middletown Medical, PC offers comprehensive, individualized treatment plans. Your provider will evaluate your child to determine the appropriate course of action for your child’s condition, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Diabetes treatment and medical management.
  • Patient education for self-managing conditions
  • Hormone therapy
  • Obesity education and supervised weight loss programs
  • Pituitary, adrenal, reproductive, and other hormonal disorder treatments
  • Thyroid disorder treatments
  • And more!

Conditions/Injuries Treated

Middletown Medical, PC offers comprehensive, individualized treatment plans. Your provider will evaluate your child to determine the appropriate course of action for your child’s condition, which may include one or more of the following:

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison’s disease
  • Adult-onset growth hormone deficiency
  • Amenorrhoea
  • Carcinoid tumour
  • Childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorders
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing’s disease
  • Cushing’s syndrome
  • Delayed puberty
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Eating disorders
  • Empty sella syndrome
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Familial medullary thyroid cancer
  • Female infertility
  • Gastrinoma
  • Gender identity disorder
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Gigantism
  • Glucagonoma
  • Goitre
  • Graves’ disease
  • Hashimoto’s disease
  • Hirsutism
  • Hypercalcaemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcaemia
  • Hyponatraemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophosphataemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulinoma
  • Jet lag
  • Klinefelter’s syndrome
  • Male hypogonadism
  • Menopause
  • Multinodular goitre
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B
  • Nelson’s syndrome
  • Non-functioning pancreatic NETs
  • Non-functioning pituitary tumours
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget’s disease
  • Paraganglioma
  • Phaeochromocytoma
  • Pituitary apoplexy
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Precocious puberty
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Primary hyperaldosteronism
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Prolactinoma
  • Resistance to thyroid hormone
  • Rickets
  • Secondary hyperparathyroidism
  • Sheehan’s syndrome

YOUR DEDICATED PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST

Prajith Mepparambath, M.D.

Schedule an appointment by phone or chat:

845.342.4774 ex 4342| https://mm.care/chat

Schedule an appointment by phone or chat:

845.342.4774 ex 4342

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