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Dr. Nithin Reddy Modhugu, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Nithin Reddy Modhugu

Endocrinologist

6 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD (General Medicine), DNB (Endocrinology)

Starts at ₹ 750

Language

English, Hindi, Telugu

Location

AVASA HOSPITAL, Hyderabad

Available in 12 mins

Dr. Gayatri S, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Gayatri S

Endocrinologist

4 YRS Exp.

Suggested Qualifictaion- MBBS, MD (Internal Medicine), DM (ENDOCRINOLOGY)

Starts at ₹ 300

Language

English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu

Location

Narayana hospital, Nellore

Available at 0:00 AM

Available at 3:30 AM

Dr. Venkata Rakesh Chintala, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Venkata Rakesh Chintala

Endocrinologist

8 YRS Exp.

MBBS,MD( GEN MEDICINE), DM ( ENDOCRINOLOGY)

Starts at ₹ 600

Language

English, Telugu

Location

Sanjeevani Hospital, Krishna district

Available at 2:30 AM

Available at 2:30 AM

Dr. Chaithanya R, Internal Medicine/ Covid Consultation Specialist Online
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Dr. Chaithanya R

Internal Medicine/ Covid Consultation Specialist

15 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD Internal Medicine, Fellowship in Diabetes(UK), CCEBDM(PHFI)

You pay 850

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128

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Language

English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu

Location

Apollo Clinic Bellandur, Bengaluru

Available at 2:30 AM

Dr. Shiva Madan, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Shiva Madan

Endocrinologist

10 YRS Exp.

MBBS , MD (General medicine) , DM (Endocrinology)

Starts at ₹ 300

Language

English, Hindi

Location

Sushma diabetes and Endocrine center, Bikaner

Available at 3:00 AM

Available tomorrow at 4:00 AM

Dr. Rama Mohan M V, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Rama Mohan M V

Endocrinologist

10 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD, DM

You pay 600

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36

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Language

English, Hindi, Telugu

Location

Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Nellore

Available at 3:30 AM

Available in 2 days

Dr Alagesan Chandran A, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online
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Dr Alagesan Chandran A

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

37 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD General Medicine

You pay 700

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105

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Language

English, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam

Location

Apollo Clinic, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru

Available at 3:30 AM

Available at 5:00 AM

Dr. Ramya Varada, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Ramya Varada

Endocrinologist

6 YRS Exp.

MD, DM

You pay 600

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36

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Language

English, Hindi, Telugu

Location

Apollo Hospitals Health City Unit, Chinagadila

Available at 5:30 AM

Available tomorrow at 4:30 AM

Dr. Tripti Sharma, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Tripti Sharma

Endocrinologist

7 YRS Exp.

DM Endocrinology MD Medicine

You pay 700

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105

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Language

English, Hindi

Location

Apollo Hospitals D R D O kanchanbagh, Hyderabad

Available tomorrow

Available at 5:30 AM

Dr. Suhail Ahmad Khan Durani, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Suhail Ahmad Khan Durani

Endocrinologist

8 YRS Exp.

MBBS , MRCP (Post graduate diploma in Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes)

You pay 1400

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84

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Language

English, Hindi

Location

AAKASH MEDSQUARE, New Delhi

Available tomorrow

Available in 3 days

What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is the medical speciality that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the endocrine system. The endocrine system is responsible for producing hormones that regulate various body functions such as metabolism, growth, development, and reproduction. Hormones are chemical messengers that travel through the bloodstream and affect the function of different organs. An endocrinologist is a medical doctor who specialises in treating hormonal imbalances and disorders.

Who is an Endocrinologist?

An endocrinologist is a medical doctor who has completed specialised training in endocrinology after completing medical school. Endocrinologists have in-depth knowledge of the endocrine system, its various organs, and the hormones they produce. They diagnose and treat disorders related to hormonal imbalances, including diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, infertility, and pituitary gland disorders.

When Should You Consult an Endocrinologist?

You may need to consult an endocrinologist doctor if you are experiencing symptoms related to hormonal imbalances such as:
- Unexplained weight loss or gain
- Fatigue
- Excessive thirst or hunger
- Frequent urination
- Changes in appetite
- Unusual menstrual periods
- Sexual dysfunction
- Hair loss or growth
- Infertility
- Difficulty sleeping

If you have a family history of hormone-related disorders, it is best to consult an endocrinologist for regular checkups.

What Medical Conditions Do Endocrinologists Treat?

Endocrinologists diagnose and treat a wide range of medical conditions related to hormonal imbalances. Some of the most common conditions treated by endocrinologists include:

1. Diabetes: A chronic condition that affects how your body produces insulin to regulate blood sugar (glucose).

2. Thyroid Disorders: A group of disorders that affect the thyroid gland's function and hormone production.

3. Osteoporosis: A condition in which bones become weak and fragile.

4. Pituitary Gland Disorders: A group of disorders that affect the pituitary gland's function and hormone production.

5. Infertility: A condition in which a couple is unable to conceive a child despite having regular unprotected sex for at least a year.

6. Menopause: The cessation of menstrual cycles in women, marking the end of reproductive years.

7. Metabolic Disorders: A group of disorders that affect the body's ability to process or store energy from food.

What are the Different Types of Procedures Conducted by Endocrinologists?

Endocrinologists may perform various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including:

1. Blood tests: To measure hormone levels in the blood and diagnose hormonal imbalances

2. Ultrasound: To detect abnormalities in the thyroid or other glands

3. Biopsy: To collect tissue samples from the thyroid or other glands for further analysis

4. Radiation therapy: To treat cancerous growths in the thyroid or other glands

5. Hormone replacement therapy: To replace deficient hormones in patients with hormonal imbalances

6. Insulin therapy: To regulate blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes

How Can I Consult an Endocrinologist?

You can consult an endocrinologist doctor by getting a referral from your primary care physician or health insurance provider. You can also search for an endocrinologist online on Apollo 24/7 app and website. During your first visit, the endocrinologist will review your medical history, perform a physical examination and order diagnostic tests if necessary. Based on the findings, they will develop a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and medical condition.

The Role of an Endocrinologist in Healthcare

Endocrinologists play a critical role in healthcare by diagnosing and treating hormonal imbalances that affect various body functions. They work closely with general practitioners, gynaecologists, urologists, and other specialists to develop a comprehensive treatment plan for patients with endocrine-related disorders.

Endocrinologist doctors also conduct research to advance our understanding of the endocrine system and develop new treatments for hormonal imbalances. If you have symptoms related to hormonal imbalances, consult an endocrinologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is an endocrinologist?

Endocrinologists are doctors who specialize in treating disorders related to the endocrine system and the hormones they make. They deal with metabolism, or all the biochemical processes that make your body work, including how your body changes food into energy and how it grows. Endocrinologists can diagnose and treat hormone imbalances in the endocrine organs, which include the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes and pancreas.

Endocrinologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect your endocrine system, including the adrenal glands that sit on top of your kidneys. They also treat conditions that affect your hypothalamus, pancreas, thyroid, reproductive glands, etc. Endocrinologists treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. The common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with include diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders.

To consult an endocrinologist online, click on the ‘Online Doctor Consultation’ section on the Apollo 24/7 app or website. Then type ‘Endocrinology’ in the search bar to find a list of endocrinologists, along with their consultation timings. Choose one that suits your requirements and click on the ‘Consult’ button to book an appointment with an endocrinologist.

Yes endocrinologists treat all kinds of disorders that affect the glands. The most common disorder that endocrinologists treat is diabetes. They also treat thyroid-related and metabolic disorders. Some of the thyroid-related disorders are hyperthyroidism, thyroid cancer, hypothyroidism while metabolic disorders. Endocrinologists also treat bone disorders such as osteoporosis and osteomalacia.

You should visit an endocrinologist if you have experienced a sudden weight gain or significant weight loss in a short amount of time which means you might have an issue with your hormones. A sudden change in mood can also be an indicator that your hormones are out of balance. Rapid fluctuations in weight and mood are often caused by issues with the thyroid or adrenal glands, two primary components of the endocrine system. Overactive or underactive functioning of the thyroid could mean you're suffering from Grave's disease or another issue related to hormone production. A change in adrenal functioning could be an indicator of Addison's disease.

Since endocrinologists treat diabetes and hormone-related disorders mainly, they are more often called as diabetes doctors or hormone doctors.

Yes, on Apollo 24/7, you can consult an endocrinologist anytime. Our endocrinologists are available round-the-clock for online consultations. Just pick your preferred slot and book a consultation.

Apollo 24/7 has the best endocrinologists in India who are available round-the-clock to offer you an online consultation. All our doctors are highly-qualified and experienced to ensure that all your health conditions are taken care of.

Yes, all endocrinologists on the 24/7 platform offer video call consultations.

Diabetes is the most common disorder that endocrinologists treat. The other disorders that endocrinologist treat are hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Cushing’s syndrome, gigantism, dwarfism, and precocious puberty.

The glands that make up the endocrine system are adrenal glands, hypothalamus, ovaries, parathyroid, islet cells in the pancreas, pineal gland, pituitary gland, testes, thymus, and thyroid gland.

Endocrine disorders are diagnosed with the help of blood and urine tests which can reveal your hormone levels. To locate a tumour or nodule, imaging tests may be recommended. Based on the results of the tests, you will be referred to an endocrinologist.