Endocrinology is the study of hormone secreting glands and their related disorders. Endocrinologists are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a wide variety of hormonal problems.
Examples of glands are:
Physicians who specialize in Endocrinology are also trained to care for patients with metabolic diseases of the bone.
Go to our Diseases and Disorders page for a list of some of the glandular disorders and metabolic bone diseases managed by the Pinehurst Medical Clinic Endocrinologists.
Our Endocrinologists: A “Consultation-Only” Practice
The Endocrinologists of the Pinehurst Medical Clinic maintain a “consultation-only” practice. This means they see patients who are referred to them by other physicians for an Endocrinology problem or issue. After seeing a patient, our Endocrinologist will report back to the physician who referred the patient. Working with the referring physician and the patient, the Endocrinologist will determine the most appropriate plan of care related to the Endocrinology problem or issue.
Our Endocrinologists do not become the patient’s regular physician. Instead, they provide care at the request of the patient’s regular physician.