What Is an Endocrinologist?
An endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones. Endocrinologists work to help correct hormonal imbalances in the body.
The glands and organs of the endocrine system release hormones that regulate important functions in the body. Endocrine glands include the:
- Pineal body
Hormones released by these glands work in the body to help regulate:
What Does an Endocrinologist Treat?
Endocrinologists treat individuals with hormone disorders such as: