The endocrinologists at this center treat bone disorders including:
- Low bone density (osteopenia, osteoporosis) and related low trauma fractures
- Vitamin D related disorders like Osteomalacia
- 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
Patients at Penn have access to a multidisciplinary team of experts including orthopaedic surgeons, surgeons (ENT and endocrine), radiologists, geneticists, physical therapy, dentists and pathologists.
Infusions and injections of drugs for osteoporosis are given by our skilled nurses at the infusion center. Arrangements are also made to assist patients with injections at home.