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Dr. Sridevi Paladugu, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Sridevi Paladugu

Endocrinologist

15 YRS Exp.

MD, DM

You pay 1000

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50

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Language

English, Hindi, Telugu

Apollo Hospitals Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad

Available in 1 min

Available in 1 min

Dr. R P Singh, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. R P Singh

Endocrinologist

30 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD (Med.), DM (Endocrinology)

You pay 1500

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150

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Language

English, Hindi

Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Rashi Agrawal, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Rashi Agrawal

Endocrinologist

8 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD(Paediatrics), DM( Endocrinology)

You pay 2000

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150

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Language

English, Hindi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Konkani, Marathi

Apollo Hospitals CBD Belapur, Mumbai

Available in 56 mins

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Chandar Mohan Batra, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Chandar Mohan Batra

Endocrinologist

30 YRS Exp.

MBBS, DCH, MD (Int. Med.), DNB (Endocrinology)

You pay 2500

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150

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Language

English

Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, New Delhi

Available in 21 mins

Available in 6 mins

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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English, Hindi, Telugu

Apollo Hospitals Health City Unit, Chinagadila

Available at 10:15 AM

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Sowmya Sl, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Sowmya Sl

Endocrinologist

6 YRS Exp.

MBBS MD DM Endocrinology

You pay 500

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30

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Hindi, English, Tamil, Malayalam

Apollo Sugar Clinics, Ariyamangalam, Tiruchirappalli

Available in 3 days

Available in 6 mins

Dr. B Rachana, General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist Online
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Dr. B Rachana

General Physician/ Internal Medicine Specialist

8 YRS Exp.

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetes, Fellowship in Applied Nutrition,CCEBDM(Diabetes)

You pay 650

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98

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Language

English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu

Apollo Clinic, JP nagar, Bengaluru

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Shiva Madan, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Shiva Madan

Endocrinologist

10 YRS Exp.

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

Starts at ₹ 500

Language

English, Hindi

Sushma diabetes and Endocrine center, Bikaner

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Ramkumar S, Endocrinologist Online

Dr. Ramkumar S

Endocrinologist

13 YRS Exp.

MBBS, MD, DNB (Diabetes & Endocrinology), DM (Diabetes & Endocrinology), AIIMS Fellow (Diabetes/Insulin Pumps, Sexual Medicine)

Starts at ₹ 1500

Language

English, Hindi, Tamil

Apollo Sugar Clinics , Greams Road, Chennai

Available in 2 days

Available in 6 mins

Dr. Mani Deepthi Dasari, Endocrinologist Online
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Dr. Mani Deepthi Dasari

Endocrinologist

8 YRS Exp.

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

You pay 950

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57

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Language

English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada

Apollo Sugar Clinics, Sheshadripuram, Bengaluru

Available in 6 mins

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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

What is the role of an endocrinologist in managing diabetes?

Endocrinologists are highly trained sugar specialist doctors who help patients manage their diabetes by monitoring blood sugar levels, prescribing medications, and providing dietary and lifestyle recommendations.

Endocrinologists can diagnose and treat a wide range of hormonal imbalances, including thyroid disorders, adrenal gland problems, and pituitary gland issues.

Some common signs that you should see an endocrinologist for thyroid issues include unexplained weight changes, fatigue, hair loss, sensitivity to cold, and difficulty sleeping.

Endocrinologists can manage PCOS by prescribing medications to regulate menstrual cycles, reduce insulin resistance, and manage other symptoms like acne and excess hair growth.

A sugar doctor or an endocrinologist may recommend lifestyle changes like regular exercise, a healthy diet, and weight loss to help patients manage their type 2 diabetes.

Yes, an endocrinologist can help with weight loss by diagnosing any underlying hormonal imbalances that may be contributing to weight gain and developing a personalised treatment plan.

An endocrinologist may order blood tests to check hormone levels, imaging tests like ultrasounds or MRIs to evaluate glands like the thyroid or adrenal glands, and glucose tolerance tests to evaluate insulin resistance.

Patients with diabetes should see their endocrinologist or sugar specialist at least once or twice a year for routine check-ups and to monitor blood sugar levels.

During your first appointment with an endocrinologist, they will ask about your medical history, conduct a physical exam, and may order tests to diagnose any underlying hormonal imbalances.

You can find the best endocrinologist or sugar specialist doctor near you by checking online on Apollo 24/7.