Treating all endocrine and metabolic conditions at Maimonides
The Division of Endocrinology provides excellent inpatient and outpatient care to patients with variable endocrine disorders. Our endocrinology specialists are experts in the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches offered in endocrinology. At Maimonides, patients have access to highly qualified, Brooklyn-based endocrinologists and diabetes specialists who provide comprehensive and compassionate patient-centered care.
We know endocrine and metabolic issues are often life-long disorders that can be challenging. That’s why our team works diligently to provide you with the best care and treatment options, improving your quality of life.
Maimonides earned the 2021 American Heart Association’s Target: Type 2 Honor Roll award. To qualify for this recognition, hospitals must meet quality measures developed with more than 90% of compliance for 12 consecutive months for the “Overall Diabetes Cardiovascular Initiative Composite Score.”
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Conditions and diseases we treat
The endocrine system keeps track of the hormones in your blood, which affects several bodily processes like metabolism, growth, mood regulation, sleep and more. Made up of glands that produce these hormones, the endocrine system can sometimes function improperly, producing too much or too little of certain hormones and disrupting important functions. Our endocrine and metabolic specialists help treat various conditions within this system and use a tailored approach for each patient.
Neuroendocrine and reproductive endocrine conditions
Neuroendrocrine conditions affect the endocrine glands located within the brain. We treat disorders affecting
- Pituitary disorders
- Hypothalamus disorders
Reproductive endocrine conditions affect the endocrine glands located within the reproductive system. These include:
- Gonadal disorders
- Ovarian disorders
- Gender and hormonal conditions
Metabolic and thyroid disorders
Metabolic disorders occur when issues with your metabolic process causes an imbalance of healthy substances in your body, like calcium or sodium. The thyroid is a gland in your neck that is responsible for your metabolism. Nearby, the smaller parathyroid glands control the amount of calcium stored in your body, which affects the functioning of your heart, bones, kidneys and nervous system. Some of the specific metabolic disorders that we treat include:
- Parathyroid disorders
- Calcium and bone disease including osteoporosis
- Adrenal disorders
Diabetes and obesity
The most common metabolic disease is diabetes, which is widespread among adults in the United States. Our specialists help manage:
- Type 1 & 2 diabetes mellitus
Tailored treatment options for your endocrine and metabolic issues
We offer the following services to endocrinology patients at Maimonides:
- Hormone therapy/medication
- Thyroid surgery
- Parathyroid surgery
- Radiation therapy
- Continuous glucose monitoring
- Insulin pump management
- Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of the thyroid