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About Dr. Michael Gottschalk
Dr. Michael Gottschalk, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics. Dr. Gottschalk is affiliated with Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego and UC San Diego Health System. Dr. Gottschalk has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Michael Gottschalk 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. Michael Gottschalk has the following 2 expertise
- Septic Shock
Dr. Michael Gottschalk is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Told us our daughetr needed no endocrine testing at our urging that there was no issues with her in that area, a nurse practionter orders some of the tests he wouldn't and both come back abnormal and still refuse to do MRI of pituatary even after primary cares suggestion that we be seen for the tests. So we have to go to Mayo clinic to get testing done
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2012, 2013)
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Dr. Gottschalk is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
UC San Diego Health System
Sharp Community Medical Group
29 Years Experience
Rosalind Franklin University
Graduated in 1984
Ucla Medical Center
Dr. Michael Gottschalk accepts the following insurance providers.
Blue Shield California
- Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
- CIGNA HMO
- UHC SignatureValue Flex1
- UHC SignatureValue Flex2
- UHC SignatureValue Flex3
- UHC SignatureValue Focus
- UHC West SignatureValue HMO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & Directions8110 Birmingham Way, San Diego, CA
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