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Dr. Susan A Phillips 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. Susan A Phillips has the following 1 expertise
Dr. Susan A Phillips has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Susan A Phillips is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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We brought our 12 year old daughter to be seen by Dr. Phillips. She told our daughter she was, "obese," asked her what she ate daily and offered, "If I ate that I would be fat too." In addition to being ignorant regarding eating disorders and fat shaming, her shirt was inside out, her hair a mess and she presented as frazzled and disorganized. I was shocked, frankly, to have encountered her at Children's Hospital. I would not under any circumstances have her see my child. AVOID
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26 Years Experience
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 1992
Ucsd Medical Center
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Locations & DirectionsUniversity California San Diego Student Health Services, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
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