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Pediatric Endocrinologist

Pediatric endocrinologists are medical doctors who treat children. They specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the endocrine glands. The endocrine glands regulate hormones.

Pediatric endocrinologists are internists who have additional training in endocrinology for children. They often treat diabetes and thyroid disorders.

Pediatric endocrinologists can be board-certified through the American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer David C.W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC - Endocrinology
Current as of June 10, 2013

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Last Updated: June 10, 2013
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