Penn Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Conditions Treated by Penn Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Penn endocrinologists treat all endocrinology conditions including diabetes, pituitary disorders and thyroid disorders as well as general endocrine disorders. Below are lists of all conditions treated by endocrinologists at Penn Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.


Penn endocrinologists diagnose and treat endocrine disorders including:

  • Calcium bone disorders
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Low testosterone
  • Osteitis fibrosa cystica
  • Obesity
  • Osteomalacia - Vitamin D deficiency
  • Osteopenia - Low bone density
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's disease of bone
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Testicular failure

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Bone Disorders

Penn endocrinologists at the Penn Bone Center diagnose and treat bone disorders including:

  • Low bone density (Osteopenia, Osteoporosis) and related low trauma fractures
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Vitamin D related disorders
  • Paget's Disease
  • Bone diseases associated with kidney disorders, transplant, cancers
  • Rare disorders like Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva in collaboration with Penn Genetics and Center for FOP and related disorders

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Penn endocrinologists at the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center and at Penn Endocrinology Associates at Pennsylvania Hospital diagnose and treat diabetes disorders including:

  • Gestational diabetes
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Insulinoma
  • Insulin resistance
  • Pancreatic islet cell tumor
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes

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Pituitary Disorders

Penn endocrinologists at the Penn Pituitary Center diagnose and treat pituitary disorders including:

  • Acromegaly/Giantism
  • Addison's disease
  • Carcinoid syndrome
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Cushing syndrome due to adrenal tumor
  • Cushing's disease
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Empty sella syndrome
  • High prolactin levels
    • Hyperprolactinemia
    • Prolactinoma
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypogonadism
    • Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism
    • Hypergonadotropic hypogonadism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothalamic dysfunction
  • Pancreatic islet cell tumor
  • Pituitary infarction
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Sheehan syndrome
  • Testicular failure

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Thyroid Disorders

Penn endocrinologists at the Penn Thyroid Center diagnose and treat thyroid disorders including:

  • Chronic thyroiditis (Hashimoto's disease)
  • Hyperthyroidism
    • Thyroid nodules – Uninodular, Functional (hot) nodules, Non-functional (cold) nodules
    • Graves disease
    • Post-partum thyroiditis
    • Thyroiditis
    • Toxic nodule
    • Toxic nodular goiter
  • Hypothyroidism
    • Chronic hypothyroidism
    • Congenital hypothyroidism
    • Idiopathic hypothyroidism
    • Post-radioactive hypothyroidism
    • Post-surgical hypothyroidism
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia
  • Silent thyroiditis
  • Subacute thyroiditis
  • Thyroid cancer
    • Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
    • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
    • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    • Pappilary Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyrotoxic periodic paralysis

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