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Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology

Children need to see a pediatric endocrinologist if they have problems with growth, puberty, diabetes or other hormonal disorders. 

Our pediatric diabetes and endocrinology services are nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Here, your child will see pediatric endocrinologists with special training in treating children of all ages and at various stages of development. You'll have access to advanced treatments and diagnostic testing, including stimulation testing for growth and puberty disorders.

Treatment For Your Growing Child

Hormones are chemicals in the body that affect how body parts function. They can impact your child's growth and development.

Many times, hormonal conditions follow children through puberty and into adult life. Our endocrinologists are trained to help your child hit important milestones and transition into adulthood.   

Our endocrinologists also work with registered dietitians to assess your child's accompanying nutrition and diet needs.  

Endocrine Care Near You

In addition to our central Virginia locations, we also hold field clinics in Winchester and Fredericksburg — call 434.924.9144 to schedule an appointment.

Services We Offer

Our experts treat these genetic, metabolic, hormonal disorders:

  • Calcium metabolism disorders
  • Pituitary, thyroid and adrenal gland issues
  • Prader-Willi syndrome
  • Turner syndrome
  • 22q11.2 deletion syndrome

We support and treat sexual development issues, like:

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Precocious puberty
  • Gender dysphoria/Transgender issues
  • Gynecomastia (swelling of male breast tissue)

We can help your child with diabetes find: