An endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the endocrine system (the glands and organs that produce hormones). These are the glands in the body that produce hormones, such as the adrenal glands, thyroid glands and pituitary glands.
An endocrinologist treat the following conditions -
Diabetes mellitus is the most common disease managed by an endocrinologist.
Your doctor will manage and treat simple thyroid disorders or other diabetes issues with medications. However, if your body exhibits major anomalies, such as tumors or an enlarged thyroid gland (goitre), or unexplained weight fluctuations, the doctor would most likely refer you to an endocrinologist.
The symptoms of endocrine disorders are: