Endocrinology Services

The Pediatric Endocrinology service at Kosair Children's Hospital  provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with disorders and diseases including:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Disorders of physical growth, sexual maturation, thyroid function, adrenal function, pituitary function, and calcium and phosphorous metabolism.

We provide diagnostic endocrine tests for patients in the areas of endocrinology and carbohydrate, amino acid, and mineral and lipid metabolism. We can also address growth abnormalities and the range of conditions that can cause them.

Our nutritionists offer consultative and follow-up service for children up to 18 years of age with nutritional problems associated with abnormal food intake or chronic medical problems.

Other services provided include:

  • Diabetes nurse available for phone consultations five days a week
  • Home health program for diabetes education
  • Access to a dedicated diabetes educator

As Kentucky's only free standing, tertiary care facility dedicated to caring for children, Kosair Children's Hospital offers comprehensive pediatric medical services and treatment programs in a child-friendly atmosphere. 

For more information on our Pediatric Endocrinology services, call (502) 629-6000.