An endocrinologist is a physician with extensive training in understanding, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the endocrine system.
The endocrine system regulates the balance of hormones. Conditions of the endocrine system involve an over-abundance, or deficiency of a certain hormone. While there is a range when it comes to the amount of a hormone that is deemed normal in a human, these specialists determine whether a person's amount of hormone is indicative of a health concern.
Through blood tests and other diagnostic means, an endocrinologist will often diagnose and treat the following conditions:
The area of Norton, VA has a population of approximately 6,262 people. There is 1 endocrinologist near Norton, which gives it a ratio of 1 endocrinologist per 6,262 residents or a ratio of 1 endocrinologist per 2,702 households. There are 2,702 households in Norton.