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Pediatric endocrinology

When we think of hormones affecting our bodies, we usually think of teens and adults. But children also have a variety of hormones, released by their glands, that control things such as growth, weight, blood sugar levels, hypertension and even bone density. These hormones being out of balance can result in conditions such as diabetes, obesity and osteoporosis. When your child's hormones are out of balance, come to Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.

With the largest endocrinology program in Michigan, we are ready with the advanced diagnostics and treatments to help not only identify the source of your child's health issues but also help your child get back on track. Our team also works closely with other pediatric subspecialties to provide comprehensive care.

Find a Pediatric Endocrinologist

Our experienced pediatric doctors and specialists are ready to serve you and your family.

Meet our team

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Pediatric Endocrinologist

I specialize in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology and supervise the care of patients.

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I am training to become a pediatrician, and am supervised by a pediatric endocrinologist.

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Nurse Practitioner

I work with physicians, providing care in the outpatient clinic.

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Registered Dietitian

I provide recommendations about how to maintain a healthy diet.

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Social Worker

I provide resources and support as patients throughout their care journey.

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Medical Assistant

I provide assistance to the physicians and nurse practitioners in our clinic.

Conditions we treat

Our pediatric endocrinologists have specialty training to diagnose, treat and manage hormonal disorders in infants, children and adolescents. In addition to providing treatment for diabetes and problems related to growth and puberty, we also have expertise in:

Prader-Willi Syndrome 

Noonan Syndrome 

Turner's Syndrome 

Diabetes Insipidus 

Cushing's Disease 

Congenital Adrenal Hypoplasia 

Growth Hormone Deficiency 

Graves' Disease 


Differentiated Thyroid Cancer 

Adrenal Disorders 


Thyroid Disorders 

Head and Neck Irradiation

Congenital Hypothyroidism 


Osteogenesis Imperfecta 

Precocious Puberty 

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome 

Failure to Thrive 

Septo-Optic Dysplasia 


Transgender Care 

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency 

Thyroid Nodules 


Pituitary Disorders 

Osteoporosis and Bone Health