Sentara Endocrinology Specialists evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of diseases and long-term management disorders of the endocrine system. This system is a complex group of glands that produce hormones to help control activities in your body such as reproduction, metabolism, growth, and development. At Sentara Endocrinology Specialists, our doctors partner with you to diagnose and treat conditions that are often complex and involve many systems within your body. Most endocrine disorders are chronic diseases that need life-long care. Some of the most common endocrine diseases include diabetes, thyroid disorders, calcium and bone abnormalities including osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency, pituitary disorders, male and female hormonal imbalances, cancer of the endocrine glands and certain hypertensive entities.
Our endocrinologists carefully tailor treatment plans to the individual needs of each patient, with the overall goal to educate the patient and improve function and quality of life. Some of the services provided include:
Diabetes education by a certified diabetes educator (CDE)
Insulin pump therapy
Thyroid ultrasonography on site
Bone density studies
Nerve conduction studies.
Address & Contact Information
1925 Glenn Mitchell Drive, Suite 202
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
A Department of Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Jay R. Patel, MD