This department deals with diseases of the Endocrine Glands viz. Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pituitary, Gonads (Testes, Ovaries), and Adrenals.

The department's mission is to provide the finest care to patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders by using the latest research thereby improving diagnosis and treatment.

Comprehensive care is provided in the following fields:

  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders
  • Hypothalamic Disorders
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Sex Hormone Disorders
  • Pancreatic Disorders
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Bone Disorders
  • Electrolyte Homeostasis Disorders
  • Screening and Diagnosis for Secondary Hypertension
  • Detection, treatment and follow-up of Endocrine Tumors
  • Detection, treatment and follow-up of Inherited Endocrine Syndromes
  • Diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndromes
  • Screening for differential diagnosis of obesity

Additionally, the following diagnostic procedures are also offered 

  • Basic laboratory exams
  • Short-term endocrine stimulation tests
  • Complex pituitary and hypothalamic testing (factorial and hypoglycemic)
  • Screening tests for metabolic disorders
  • Fine needle biopsies
  • Bone densitometry (DEXA and QCT/PQCT)
  • Molecular screening for mutations

Dr. Ihab El Tayeb