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There are 17 Endocrinologists in El Paso, TX and 12% of those with reviews are rated 4-star or higher. Popular hospitals in the area include University Medical Center of El Paso, Sierra Medical Center and The Hospitals of Providence-Memorial Campus.
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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (17)
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  • Spanish (6)

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  • 5 Stars (2)
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  • University Medical Center of El Paso (7)
  • Sierra Medical Center (4)
  • The Hospitals of Providence-Memorial Campus (2)
  • HCA Florida Westside Hospital (1)
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  • Providence St. Peter Hospital (1)
  • Memorial Hospital Pembroke (1)
  • Las Palmas Medical Center (1)
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17 Results for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism near El Paso, TX

Healthcare at a Glance in El Paso, TX

El Paso features several healthcare facilities, including Las Palmas Medical Center and Hospital of Providence campus networks. Additionally, there is the El Paso Children’s Hospital and the Providence Children’s Hospital for children’s healthcare.

El Paso’s Top-Rated Facilities

Las Palmas Medical Center is high performing in six different procedures and conditions, including:

  • heart failure
  • diabetes
  • kidney failure

U.S. News rates the collective Hospital of Providence campus networks as high performing in six different procedures/conditions, including:

  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • kidney failure
  • heart failure
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Endocrinologist Frequently Asked Questions

What is an endocrinologist?

Endocrinologists are specialists who diagnose and treat conditions that often result from hormonal imbalances produced by your endocrine system. The endocrine system is responsible for controlling several of your body’s important functions, including:

  • Metabolism
  • Mood
  • Growth
  • Reproduction

Your endocrine system is also made of several hormone-producing glands:

  • Adrenal glands — regulate your metabolism, immune system, stress, and more
  • Pituitary glands — regulate growth, reproduction, and blood pressure
  • Hypothalamus — balances appetite, body temperature, and weight
  • Thyroid — tells the body’s cells how much energy to use and regulates metabolism
  • Pineal Gland — produces melatonin, helping with sleep

What conditions do endocrinologists treat?

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Endocrinologists treat many conditions that affect hormone production in your body, which can lead to the following conditions:

In addition to these conditions, an endocrinologist will also help if you’re experiencing issues with bone and growth disorders, including osteoporosis, hyperthyroidism, growth hormone deficiencies, and more.

What procedures do endocrinologists perform?

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Endocrinologists will perform several procedures to help you manage your condition. In the event you need surgery, your endocrinologist will refer you to a surgeon who specializes in your condition.

Some common endocrinology procedures are:

  • Diet management — nutrition and weight-loss treatment
  • Counseling — nutritional lifestyle advice
  • Exercise guidance — weight-bearing and cardiovascular activities
  • Medications — hormonal therapy, insulin, and more
  • Surgery Referral — weight loss surgery and cancerous tumor removal

When should I go to an endocrinologist

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In most cases, your visit to an endocrinologist starts with a referral made by your primary care physician when hormonal imbalances are believed to be the cause of your condition. Some of the most common reasons to visit an endocrinologist include:

  • Tingling in your hands and feet
  • Unexplained weight gain or loss
  • Vision problems
  • Intense fatigue
  • Sudden difficulty concentrating

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, an endocrinologist can help by creating a treatment plan that gives you the knowledge and resources needed to manage your condition.

What can I expect from my endocrinologist appointment?

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A typical visit to an endocrinologist will include thorough documentation of your medical history, along with a full-body exam and routine tests. These tests include blood and urine analysis, which are used in diagnosing conditions like diabetes.

Your endocrinologist may also ask questions about your current symptoms, family history, exercise and eating habits, and more. Following your evaluation, you can expect your endocrinologist to offer guidance in managing any conditions you may have as well as an explanation of your treatment plan.

What questions should I ask my endocrinologist?

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It’s important to prepare for your visit with an endocrinologist. A good practice is to have your medical history, any recent blood work or tests, and questions about your condition ready beforehand.

To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a list of common questions you can ask your endocrinologist for diabetes and thyroid conditions.

Diabetes Questions

  • Is my blood work within a range that helps me meet my goals?
  • Should I adjust my diabetes medication, diet, or insulin?
  • How can I adjust my care between visits to better manage my diabetes?
  • Are there other medications I can take?
  • What dietary changes can I make to improve my condition?
  • Do you have a list of recommended exercises I can safely perform?

Thyroid Questions

  • What common treatments exist for my condition?
  • What medications can I take for my condition?
  • Are there any symptoms I should watch for?
  • What are the risks and benefits of this treatment?
  • What kind of tests do I need to take?
  • How long before I see results from this treatment?