T.C. SAĞLIK BAKANLIĞI Ankara Şehir Hastanesi

Pediatric Endocrinology Güncelleme Tarihi: 12 Haziran 2020

Pediatric Endocrinology



Pediatric Endocrinology

Endocrine problems occured in children and adolescents are diagnosed and treated in Ankara City Hospital, Pediatric Endocrinology Department. Endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development. Endocrine diseases occur when one (or more) of human body’s hormonal systems is disrupted. The Department of Pediatric Endocrinology in Ankara City Hospital provides professional diagnostic and therapeutic care for children and adolescents with common and rare endocrine disorders. 

Our department is located in Children's Hospital, B Block, on the ground floor. Patients are examined between 08:30 - 12:00 and their results are evaluated between 13:30 - 16:00 in our polyclinics. On wednesdays, in the afternoon, doctors hold a meeting to discuss diagnosis and treatment methods in consideration of up-to-date information. 


In our department; 

stimulant tests and suppression tests in Endocrine diseases

Diabetes Education

Insulin pump education and carbohydrate count for patients with diabetes 

Growth Hormone Education


Diagnose and Treatment in Pediatric Endocrinology:

Short stature and growth disorders 

Diabetes 

Puberty Problems (pubertas praecox, delayed puberty, irregular periods, polycystic ovary syndrome etc.)

Obesity

Thyroid disorders (hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodule, thyroid cancers)

Bone, calcium, phosphorus metabolism disorders  

sexual development disorders

suprarenal gland disorders

Other endocrine complications of systemic illnesses and their therapies as in children with cancers, thalassemia, chronic renal disease, cystic fibrosis etc.

our multidisciplinary team in pediatric endocrinology department consists of: 

Nurses 

Certified diabetes educators 

Dieticians 

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