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What is a Pediatric Endocrinologist?


A pediatric endocrinologist is a pediatrician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases. 

The endocrine system contains glands, which produce hormones that regulate body functions. 

Endocrinologists treat problems like:

Find out more from the American Academy of Pediatrics: What is a Pediatric Endocrinologist?

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Written and compiled by Kyla Boyse, RN. Reviewed by David E. Sandberg, Ph.D.

May 2011

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