Frequently Asked Questions
An Endocrinologist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats diseases of glands. At BLK-Max, we have some of the best Endocrinologists in Delhi who have proven experience in providing quality treatment for hormone problems.
Conditions & types of diseases treated by an Endocrinologist
Endocrinologists treat various conditions such as
- Metabolic disorders
- Thyroid diseases
- Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOD)
- Cushing’s syndrome
- Whipple's disease
- Thyroid nodules
- Pituitary tumours
- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
- Klinefelter syndrome
What are the most common types of endocrine surgery an endocrinologist performs?
Endocrinologists do not perform surgeries. If you need surgery, the endocrinologist will refer you to a surgeon.
What causes an endocrine disease or disorder?
Endocrine disorders are caused due to the following reasons-
- Secretion of too much or too little hormone causing hormonal imbalance
- Formation of nodule or tumour
Do endocrinologists do surgery?
No Endocrinologists do not perform surgery.
When should you see an endocrinologist?
Generally, patients see an Endocrinologist when referred by a primary care doctor. However, you can see an Endocrinologist directly if you have hormone disorders such as uncontrolled diabetes, PCOD, thyroid disorders, growth issues etc.