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What is an Endocrinologist?​​

An endocrinologist is a doctor who has been trained to diagnose and manage diseases that affect the glands and hormones.  

An endocrinologist aims to restore hormone balance within the body's systems.  ​

Endocrinologists commonly treat the following conditions:


Metabolic Disorders

Thyroid Diseases



Excessive or insufficient Production of Hormones

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Creedmoor Centre Endocrinology | 8340 Bandford Way Suite 001, Raleigh, NC 27615 | office:919.845.3332 | fax 888.714.0059 | Mon-Fri: 8a- 4:30p

Sometimes a lump (nodule) in the thyroid raises concern for cancer.  

In that instance, we place a small needle (smaller than the needle they use to draw blood from your arm) into the thyroid under ultrasound guidance.  There is some discomfort, but most patients tolerate it very well.  

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