University of Mississippi Medical Center endocrinology specialists focus on hormones, glands and their effect on the adult body’s metabolism, reproductive growth and development. The interdisciplinary care team includes board-certified physicians, a clinical nutritionist and other specially trained professionals who offer leading-edge diagnosis and treatment options. As part of the state’s only academic medical center, UMMC experts are well known for vital basic and clinical research studies on endocrine disorders.
Problems with hormones contribute to major diseases and disorders, such as diabetes mellitus, diabetes insipidus and imbalance of water metabolism and homeostatis, thyroid malfunction, pituitary hormone excess or deficiency syndromes, some sexual problems including low sex drive, certain types of neurological problems, hand-mouth disease leading to obesity, bone problems including osteoporosis, renal stones and more.
Wellness and rehab
The specially trained UMMC endocrinology staff maintains a clinical practice at University Physicians Pavilion. Patients are seen each morning Monday-Friday and afternoons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.