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Endocrinology and Diabetes

Contact number | 202-476-2121
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Among the Top 10 in the Nation

U.S. News & World Report ranks our division as one of the best in the nation, reflecting our commitment to family-centered care.

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The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's National Health System is the largest endocrinology program in the mid-Atlantic region. When you entrust your child's care to our specialists, you can be assured that leading experts in the field are helping your child. We have one of the largest pediatric diabetes programs in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranks our endocrinology program as one of the top 10 in the nation, reflecting our commitment to family-centered care.

The Importance of a Pediatric Expert

There is a reason that thousands of parents entrust their children to our care. Children's pediatric endocrinologists have the expertise to recognize, diagnose and treat these complex conditions. Our team also teaches you and your child how to manage chronic or long-term endocrine disorders, such as diabetes.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Adrenal disorders
  • All hormone disorders and diseases
  • Diabetes mellitus, type 1 and type 2
  • Short stature
  • Precocious and delayed puberty
  • Thyroid disorders

Division Specialists

Your child's visit doesn't end with the endocrinologist's diagnosis and recommendation. The following specialists - all dedicated to caring for your child and helping you - make up our multidisciplinary team:

  • Board-certified endocrinologists
  • Pediatric diabetes specialists
  • Registered nurses and nurse practitioners
  • Certified diabetes educators
  • Dietitian
  • Psychology services
  • Social work services
Watch the Endocrinology and Diabetes team help patients successfully manage their condition.

The Childhood and Adolescent Diabetes Program

The division's diabetes program uses a team approach to provide comprehensive care to children and teens with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and to patients with cystic fibrosis-related diabetes. The program focuses on education and teaching patients and their families how to cope with all aspects of diabetes and its management. The team includes diabetes nurse educators, a dietitian, clinical psychologists and a nurse who specializes in training patients and families in insulin pump therapy.

Reproductive Endocrine Clinic

Children’s National Health System offers the only multidisciplinary reproductive endocrine program for young girls and teens in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The complex clinic ensures easy access to specialists in both pediatric gynecology and endocrinology in a single visit, facilitating the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions. Learn more about the Reproductive Endocrine Clinic.

Hours and Appointments

Reproductive Endocrine Clinic appointments can be scheduled for the second Tuesday of every month by calling 202-476-3440.

 

Endocrinology and Diabetes Team