Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism deals with prevention, diagnosis and treatment of endocrine and metabolic disorders. Endocrinology is field of medicine which deals with study of endocrine system. Our endocrine system is made of number of endocrine glands. Endocrine glands make hormones which regulate and control important functions of our body.
Endocrine disorders are very common in community and can occur at any age. These disorders impair our quality of life and sometimes they can be life threatening also. Pituitary gland is master endocrine gland which controls function of almost all other glands. Thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal gland and testes / ovary are other important endocrine glands in our body.
Department of endocrinology and metabolism at FEHI provides comprehensive solution to following problems -
(type1, type2, Gestational diabetes and other types)
PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), gynaecomastia, erectile dysfunction, hypogonadism etc.
Pediatric Endocrine Disorders
Growth hormone deficiency, delayed or early puberty, disorders of sex development etc.
Pituitary disorders like growth hormone deficiency, prolactinoma, diabetes insipidus, hypopituitarism etc.
Bone & Mineral Disorders
Osteoporosis, rickets, osteomalacia, hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia etc.
Adrenal gland disorders like adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s syndrome, hyperaldosteronism etc.