Patient Care

Delivering High Quality Patient Care

UHealth Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism provide expertise in a broad range of endocrine disorders. The patient care offices are located at the (i) DRI building at University of Miami, (ii) Sylvester Cancer Center and (iii) UHealth at Kendall. In order to offer the highest quality out-patient and in-patient care, our faculty members’ work closely with other exceptional physicians at University of Miami, including endocrine surgeons, neurosurgeons, nuclear medicine specialists, radiologists and pathologists. This comprehensive, integrated approach simplifies the patient experience and contributes to the high quality of care delivered by our physicians for patients with thyroid disease, pituitary and adrenal gland disorders, cholesterol and lipid problems, reproductive hormone in balances in men and women, osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases, and diabetes.

UHealth Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Offers leading edge patient care in the following specialties:

Adrenal and Multiendocrine Syndromes
Bone Metabolic Disease, Vitamin D Deficiency and Osteoporosis
Diabetes
Endocrine Testing Center
Genetic Disease and Counseling
Lipid Disorders
Neuroendocrinology
Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Reproductive Endocrinology
Thyroid

Diseases We Treat:

  • Neuroendocrinology/Adrenal Gland
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Hypothalamic Diseases
  • Acromegaly
  • Cushing’s Disease
  • Prolactinoma
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism
  • Sheehan Syndrome (pituitary apoplexy)
  • Lymphocytic Hypophysitis
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Congential Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Addison Disease
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Diabetes Insipidus

Osteoporosis/Metabolic Bone Disease

  • DXA center certified by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry
  • DXA bone density testing of the hip, spine and forearm
  • Prevention and treatment of osteoporotic fracture
  • Evaluation and treatment of metabolic bone diseases

Diabetes (Obesity)

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Secondary & Genetic Forms of Diabetes
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Therapy
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Diabetes Prevention

Thyroid

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Cancer of the Thyroid
  • Thyroid Hormone Treatment
  • Treatment with Radioactive Iodine
  • Thyroid Disease & Pregnancy
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroiditis
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis
  • History of Childhood Head & Neck Irradiation
  • Goiter

Reproductive Endocrinology: Reproductive Disorders in Women

  • Absent or irregular menstrual cycle
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Excessive hair growth (hirsutism)
  • Perimenopause
  • Menopause

Reproductive Disorders in Men

  • Low Testosterone Production
  • Reduced Libido
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Infertility

Clinical Lipidology

  • Familial hyperlipidemias
  • Severe hypertriglyceridemia
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction