Endocrinologists in southwest Virginia
At LewisGale Regional Health System, our endocrinology experts are dedicated to helping diagnose any hormonal imbalances and restore normal balance to your endocrine system, ultimately helping your body function at its best.
To learn more about endocrinology and hormone care at LewisGale Regional Health System, call our Consult-a-Nurse® team at (877) 242-2362.
The endocrine system is a complex group of glands which produces hormones that control activities in your body. Different hormones control different functions, such as:
- Reproduction and fertility
- Metabolism (food burning and waste elimination)
- Growth and development
Along with your primary care doctor, our diabetes specialists and endocrinologists can create an effective diabetes treatment plan specifically tailored to your needs. At LewisGale Regional Health System, we offer personalized diabetes care that includes one-on-one counseling and patient education.
If you are trying to have a baby but are unable to conceive, you may wonder if you or your partner are experiencing fertility issues. It is possible—in fact, about one in 10 American couples experience infertility problems. At LewisGale Regional Health System, we work with you to make safe pregnancies and parenthood a reality.
We offer a wide range of fertility services, including ovulation induction and male factor fertility services.
Individuals with thyroid conditions often have low energy levels, as well as issues with muscle strength, emotions, weight control and body temperature. Our endocrinology team works with you to regulate an overactive or underactive thyroid and restore your energy and health to optimal levels.
Metabolic and obesity care
At LewisGale Regional Health System, we treat patients who are overweight or obese, sometimes because of metabolic and hormonal problems. We work to identify hormonal imbalances that may be affecting an individual's weight gain and then provide an effective plan for improved health.
Pediatric growth care
Some children and adults experience hormonal imbalances that cause short stature and other growth disorders. Our pediatric endocrinologists provide safe and effective growth hormone replacement therapy for even the youngest patients.