Endocrinology involves the study of hormones. Hormones are produced from glands in the body and are important to several functions within the body including growth, reproduction and metabolism. The diseases treated by endocrinologists involve imbalances in these hormones.
Our team is made up of board-certified endocrinologists who work alongside your primary care physician to provide expert knowledge on diagnosis and treatment of conditions caused by imbalances in glands such as the thyroid, pituitary or adrenal gland.
NorthShore’s endocrinology department provides a personalized treatment approach for patients diagnosed with conditions including:
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For more information about endocrinology, please call 847.663.8540. Referrals through primary care physicians are required for an appointment.