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Endocrine Services

Endocrine ServicesCook Children's physicians and staff are experienced in treating all endocrine-related issues in children from birth through their transitioning into adulthood.

We develop care plans using the latest technological advancements in diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders.


Treatment and education are available for:

Welcome to the Endocrine and Diabetes Clinic


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Meet our physicians

Thornton, Paul M.D. Paul Thornton M.D.
Medical Director, Cook Children's Endocrine and Diabetes Program
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Alejandro de la Torre Alejandro de la Torre M.D.
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Willcutts, Michael M.D., Ph.D Michael Willcutts M.D., Ph.D
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Steelman, Joel M.D. Joel Steelman M.D.
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Radack, Jill M.D. Jill Radack M.D.
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Teena Thomas, M.D. Teena Thomas M.D.
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Pediatric nurse practitioners

Bair, Cindy CPNP
Lindenfeld, Maura Lindenfeld CPNP
Newman, Teresa CPNP
Wakeland, Phyllis CPNP

Care and treatment

Most endocrine tests and services are available without a hospital stay. Children who are seriously ill may be admitted to Cook Children's Medical Center for physician care and monitoring.

Patient events and support group programs

Please contact 682-885-7960 for additional information on our events and support group programs

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