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endocrine surgeon or endocrinologist in Harley Street.
What does an endocrine surgeon do?
Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the endocrine system and its specific secretions called hormones. The clinical specialty of endocrinology focuses primarily on organs which include the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes, and pancreas.
What is an endocrinologist?
An endocrinologist is a doctor who specialises in treating disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and many others. It involves the diagnostic evaluation of a wide variety of symptoms and variations and the long-term management of disorders of deficiency or excess of one or more hormones.
Endocrinologists are physicians who treat patients and endocrine surgeons operates on patients.
Regulation of private endocrine surgeons
The main professional association for endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons and other related professionals in the UK is the Society for Endocrinology and British Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.
The European Society of Paediatric Endocrinology is the largest international professional association dedicated solely to paediatric endocrinology.