Definition: Pediatric Endocrinologist (for Parents) - Children's Hospital of San Antonio (Christus Health)
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Definition: Pediatric Endocrinologist

Pediatric Endocrinologist

A pediatric endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with diseases of the endocrine system, such as diabetes and growth disorders.

The glands of the endocrine system produce hormones, which are chemical substances that regulate many important body functions.