The Endocrine System Influences Child Development
The endocrine system uses hormones to control and coordinate your body's most essential functions, including metabolism, energy level, reproduction, growth, and development, as well as response to injury, stress, and mood. Disorders in any of those areas can be serious, especially as children develop.
The pediatric endocrinologists at Broward Health Salah Foundation Children’s hospital have extensive clinical experience caring for infants, children, and adolescents with diabetes and all types of endocrine disorders.
Salah Foundation Children's Hospital
In our newly renovated and expanded children’s hospital, patients and their families can feel the energy of our joy in helping kids be kids. Our pediatric specialists and specially trained nurses provide quality care for newborns, children, and adolescents – across endocrinology and every other pediatric specialty.
Why Choose Broward Health?
Our board-certified pediatric endocrinology team is comprised of nurses, physicians, therapists, nutritionists, psychologists, and other specialists who want to see children live healthy, happy, and full lives. They treat children from birth to age 21 with wide-ranging conditions, including:
- Delayed puberty
- Diabetes insipidus
- Diabetes mellitus – Type 1 and Type 2
- Growth hormone deficiency
- Klinefelter syndrome
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Precocious puberty
- Short stature
- Thyroid nodules
- Turner syndrome
Meet Our Team
Blanco, Ernesto J., MD
Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics
1625 SE 3rd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Cossio, Sissi E., MD
2825 N State Rd 7
Margate, FL 33063
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