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Dr. Mark D Wheeler has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Endocrinology
Endocrinologists treat disorders related to our glands and the hormones they produce. Because hormones play a key role in the growth and development of children, these conditions often pose different threats to children than they do adults. That’s where a pediatric endocrinologist comes in.
They can diagnose and treat hormonal disorders such as abnormal thyroid function, growth complications and early or delayed puberty. Ambiguous genitals as well as ovarian and testicular dysfunction are also part of their expertise. Childhood obesity, diabetes and problems with low blood sugar also tie back to hormone function and may require consulting with a pediatric endocrinologist.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Mark D Wheeler has the following 4 expertise
- Thyroid Diseases
- Adrenal Gland Diseases
- Growth Disorders
Dr. Mark D Wheeler has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Mark D Wheeler is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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I really like Dr. Wheeler. He is a very caring man who listens to my concerns and offers good suggestions. He is a little on the quiet side which I appreciate. My daughter has Type 1 and he has cared for her for 5 years now. The wait can be a little long and sometimes you don't get to see the Dr. himself for very long, but I am not rating the office..just the Dr. And he is wonderful.
Stay away from this Dr. Office unless you have 2 hours to wait for your appointment, and dont care if the 4 minutes they finally give you is not worth anything but them listening to your childs lungs and tapping their knees. Its so sad to say that this is what a good diabectic TEAM has turned into...We have been with Dr. Wheelers office for a total of 9 yrs...they are a JOKE!!! I wish contacting the board would amount to anything..unstead I will vote with my feet and find a better if not the best Dr for my child.
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35 Years Experience
University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1983
Uc Davis Medical Center
Dr. Mark D Wheeler accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsDiamond Childrens Medical Center, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ
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