• Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology

Endocrinology

Endocrinology is a super-specialized branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that involve hormones. Patients with problems involving the hormone-secreting endocrine glands present a wide array of symptoms, signs, syndromes and conditions, many of which are interrelated. Staff in the Endocrinology division at Wockhardt Hospital handles a wide range of common as well as unusual disorders and dysfunctions. 

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Weight Management Centre at Wockhardt Hospital:

The division has an integrated multi-disciplinary model for providing comprehensive management of the entire range of endocrine conditions. Some of the common conditions treated by our specialists include:

Full spectrum of Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, Pregnancy-related diabetes and Diabetes Prevention), Medical Weight Management Clinic, Thyroid Disorders including thyroid cancer, Osteoporosis/ Osteopenia, Cholesterol management, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS or PCOD), Female hormone conditions, Male hormonal disorders like Low Testosterone, Calcium imbalance, Growth Disorders, Pituitary gland disorders and Adrenal gland conditions, among others.

Our team is also actively involved in ongoing research for diabetes and other endocrine disorders

Speciality Areas
  • Growth Disorders include

     SHORT STATURE/LACK OF HEIGHT GAINGIGANTISM(ACROMEGALY)CUSHING'S DISEASE

     

  • Adrenal and Pituitary Disorders

    Adrenal disorders can be caused by too much or too little of a particular hormone leading to diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and other health issues. Adrenal insufficiency occurs when the adrenal glands don’t make enough cortisol, and sometimes, aldosterone. Symptoms include fatigue, muscle weakness, decreased appetite, and weight loss. Some...

     

  • Diabetes Care

    Diabetes is a disease in which the body's blood glucose (sugar) level is too high. Normally, the body breaks down food into glucose and carries it to cells throughout the body. The cells use a hormone called insulin to turn the glucose into energy....

     

  • Weight Management Centre

    Wockhardt is proud to announce a unique weight management centre. Together with India's only physician certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine, our centre focuses on medical management of overweight and obesity conditions. We have a multidisciplinary team consisting of physicians, dieticians, counsellors and exercise physiologists. The protocol...

     

  • Endocrine Clinic

    Wockhardt boasts of multidisciplinary clinics for management of conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS or PCOD), Osteoporosis/ osteopenia, Thyroid disorders etc. We deliver comprehensive management of female hormone replacement therapy including menopause and management of low testosterone in males. The hospital has a state-of-art bone densitometry...

     

  • Thyroid disease

    Thyroid disease is very prevalent in India. The condition maybe due to an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) or an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism). Symptoms differ on the respective condition....

     

  • Polycystic Ovarian Disease

    In this endocrine condition, women with PCOS grow many small cysts on their ovaries. The cause of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is not fully understood, but genetics may be a factor. It is generally due to hormonal imbalance. It can cause problems with your periods and make it difficult to get pregnant...

     

  • Hypocalcaemia- Calcium Imbalance

    Calcium is important for healthy bones and teeth, as well as for normal muscle and nerve function. Normal blood calcium levels are maintained through the actions of parathyroid hormone (PTH), kidneys and intestines. Hypocalcaemia is an electrolyte imbalance and is indicated by a low level of calcium in the blood. Hypercalcemia is a condition associated with...

     

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