Pediatric Endocrine Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

Children - pediatric endocrinology imageThe Endocrine Disease program at The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital provides expert diagnostic and therapeutic services to children and adolescents with common and rare endocrine disorders.

Our team consists of board-certified pediatric endocrinologists, pediatric diabetes educators, a certified nurse practitioner, a dietitian and a licensed practical nurse.

Conditions We Treat

We diagnose and treat a wide range of disorders and conditions, including:

  • Thyroid disorders including:
    • Congenital hypothyroidism
    • Autoimmune Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
    • Graves’ disease
  • Early and delayed disorders of puberty
  • Short stature and growth issues
  • Growth and pubertal issues affecting children and adolescents with:
    • Turner syndrome
    • Noonan syndrome
    • Prader Willi syndrome
    • SHOX syndrome
    • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Vitamin D, calcium, phosphorous, and bone disorders, including nutritional and hypophosphatemic forms of rickets
  • Andrenogenital disorders including:
    • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
    • Olycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Lipid disorders, including genetic forms of hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia
  • Endocrine causes and complications of obesity, including:
    • Insulin resistance
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Pre-diabetes
  • Disorders of the pituitary gland
  • Endocrine disorders secondary to childhood cancer treatment
  • Types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus, using state-of-the-art pumps and CGM sensors; also rare MODY forms of diabetes

In partnership with Rutgers Health and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), BMSCH offers the multidisciplinary resources of a premier academic medical center.

The Endocrine Disease program is the only pediatric endocrinology program in New Jersey that offers an accredited fellowship program to help physicians learn advanced skills to become pediatric endocrine disease specialists.

CAH Center of Excellence — A Comprehensive Care Center

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) is a genetic disorder that affects the adrenal glands. The Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Comprehensive Care Clinic at RWJMS is recognized as the first CAH Center of Excellence designated by the CARES Foundation in the state of New Jersey. Our partnership with the medical school enables a multidisciplinary team from RWJMS to provide our patients with access to pediatric endocrinologists, genetic counseling, neonatologists, reproductive specialists and nutrition services in addition to education and social work support.

For more information about the Endocrine Disease program, call us at (732) 235-9378.