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Department of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

The specialty of Pediatric endocrinology deals with hormonal disorders in children. Hormonal disorders in children includes conditions such as thyroid disorders, short stature, tall stature, early puberty, late puberty, diabetes and bone disorders among others. In India, awareness of hormonal disorders in children are increasing thanks to better laboratory testing and treatment options.

The department of Pediatric Endocrinology and diabetes at KKCTH is fully supported with all modern investigations, stimulation and suppression testing, In-patient treatment, pediatric dietitian input, radiological investigations as well as emergency management of endocrine and diabetes complications. Treating diabetes in children is very different from adults and the department specializes in cost effective treatment, training and counseling of children with diabetes. Children with diabetes can lead a normal life!

Consultant: Dr K G Ravikumar