The Pediatric Endocrinology Division provides all endocrinology services to Children's Health. Our full-service outpatient facility offers state-of-the-art diagnoses, treatment, and management of endocrine disorders, including thyroid, growth, diabetes, and other endocrine-based conditions. Our center serves a diverse population of children ranging from birth to 18 years of age residing in North Central Texas and surrounding areas.
Our specialized clinical staff includes board-certified pediatric endocrinologists, advanced practice nurses, certified diabetes educators, registered nurses, registered/licensed dietitians, social workers, and pharmacists.
Our endocrine clinic offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment of infants, children, and adolescents in all areas of pediatric endocrinology. Evaluation of hormonal disorders includes but is not limited to growth, puberty, sexual development, calcium, thyroid, and adrenal.
Our center is a major referral center for the Texas Department of Health Newborn Screening Program for congenital hypothyroidism and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Accredited by the Joint Commission, our diabetes clinic provides a comprehensive bilingual education program for both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. We utilize a team approach which includes a variety of healthcare specialists to address the needs of this population.
Center for Obesity and its Consequences in Health (COACH)
Our COACH clinic provides the only comprehensive program for childhood obesity in North Texas, with more than 600 referrals per year. A systematic approach is used to evaluate and treat these obese children, including detailed diet and exercise histories and recommendations for new regimens based on a child's health needs.
We encourage prospective patients and families to discuss medical concerns with their primary care physicians. Referral to our clinics will be made or recommended by primary care physicians.
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GENder, Education and Care Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS)
The GENECIS Program is the first and largest program in the southwest that provides multidisciplinary care to transgender children and adolescents. Providers in the area of psychology, psychiatry, social work, pediatric endocrinology, adolescent medicine, gynecology, ethics, and pastoral care work together to provide mental health, social, and medical support to meet the needs of transgender youth.