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Who is an Endocrinologist?

Updated: Nov 27, 2019

Endocrinology is the study of hormones in the body. Hormones are signalling molecules of the body secreted by Endocrine Glands. Disturbances in the levels of hormones in the body can lead to Endocrine Diseases.



Endocrinologist is a person who studies about hormonal diseases and their remedies. The most common Endocrine disease is Diabetes Mellitus, which is due to low amount or action of the hormone called “insulin”. The list of major diseases which an Endocrinologist deals with is as follows:

1. Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1, 2 & Gestational)

2. Hypothyroidism

3. Hyperthyroidism

4. Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD)

5. Obesity

6. Cholesterol Disorders

7. Growth Disorders in Children

8. Osteoporosis

9. Calcium & Vitamin D disorders

10. Facial Hair in females

11. High Prolactin

12. Low Testosterone

13. Sexual Problems

14. Infertility

15. Male Breast Enlargement

16. Early & Late Puberty

17. Acromegaly (Large hands & feet)

18. Cushing’s Syndrome (steroids excess)

19. Pituitary Gland Problems

20. Adrenal Gland Problems

21. Parathyroid Gland Problems

22. Other Hormonal Disorders.


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