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Endocrinology - Pediatric

Little girl getting a thyroid ultrasound

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology evaluates and treats disorders of the endocrine system in children, including growth problems, pubertal development, thyroid disorders and diabetes. Since these diseases can affect the lives of the entire family, counselors and specialists are also part of a team that helps children and families deal with every aspect of the disease.

Our outpatient clinics operate five days each week, seeing approximately 2,500 patients each year. Patients in Eastern Kentucky with diabetes mellitus can visit one of our traveling clinics devoted exclusively to the treatment and management of the disease.

Some of the pediatric endocrine disorders we treat are:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Growth disorders
  • Pituitary gland disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Problems of calcium metabolism
  • Precocious and delayed puberty
  • Adrenal gland disorders

Patient appointments

Request an appointment online or call one of the locations listed below.

Referrals

Health care providers, please visit our referral page to refer your patient to this service.

  • Locations

    Clinics

    UK HealthCare - Turfland

    UK HealthCare - Turfland

    2195 Harrodsburg Road
    Suite 125
    Lexington, KY 40504
    Call 859-323-5321 (after hours only)
    Fax 859-323-8179
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    Outreach

    Knox County Health Department

    Knox County Health Department

    261 Hospital Drive
    Barbourville, KY 40906

    Morehead Medical Specialists

    234 Medical Circle
    Morehead, KY 40351

    This clinic is held the third Wednesday of each month.

    Pike County Health Dept.

    Pike County Health Department

    119 W. River Drive
    Pikeville, KY 41501
    Rockcastle Regional Hospital Medical Arts Building

    Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center - Medical Arts Building

    140A Newcomb Ave.
    Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
    Call 866-940-4938 (To refer a patient)

    This clinic is held on Tuesdays.

    Wayne County Health Dept.

    Wayne County Health Department

    39 Jim Hill Service Road
    Monticello, KY 42633