Mayo Clinic has one of the largest group of endocrinologists in the world, with more than 50 endocrinologists who evaluate and treat patients for endocrine and metabolic disorders. The body's endocrine system includes the pancreas, the thyroid, parathyroid, pineal, hypothalamus, adrenal and pituitary glands, and the ovaries and testes. It also involves many other organs which respond to, modify, or metabolize hormones.
Mayo endocrinologists are careful to evaluate the relationship between nutrition and human disease in an attempt to improve and maintain a patient's health. State-of-the-art diagnosis and therapy options available for endocrinology patients at Mayo include:
There are five Mayo endocrinologists in Florida, 43 in Minnesota and five in Arizona. They work closely with Mayo specialists in ophthalmology, otolaryngology, radiation oncology, surgery, obstetrics, transplantation and other specialties to provide a multidisciplinary approach to patients' problems.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for diabetes and endocrinology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., and Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., are ranked high performing for diabetes and endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in diabetes and endocrinology.
Radiation therapy and surgery put a stop to aggressive anaplastic thyroid cancer.