Hormones help your child grow and develop. Hormone levels that are too high or too low can be harmful. Medicine may help balance these hormones. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Endocrinology Services provides complete care and support for your child’s therapeutic and medical needs.
What is endocrinology?
Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is a group of glands. This system makes hormones and controls basic body functions, such as:
The amount of hormones the glands make is carefully balanced. Your child’s doctor may refer him to a specialist if he shows signs of having a condition that may affect his endocrine system.
Our pediatric-trained team includes:
Conditions we treat include:
Medication fact sheets
Learn about potential side effects of these medications: