Singing River’s endocrinologists evaluate the relationship between nutrition and human disease to improve and maintain a person’s health, and are equipped to treat a range of endocrine disorders and dysfunctions. They work closely with Mayo specialists in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, radiation oncology, surgery, obstetrics, transplantation and other specialty areas to provide a multidisciplinary approach to a person’s medical problems, including:
- Osteoporosis-calcium (bone) disorders
- Pituitary-gonad-adrenal disorders
- Thyroid disorders
- Transgender and intersex medicine
The body’s endocrine system includes the pancreas, the thyroid, parathyroid, pineal, hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary glands, and the ovaries and testes. It also involves many other organs that respond to, modify or metabolize hormones.