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An endocrinologist is a specialized physician who is primarily concerned with treatment of disorders of the endocrine system. This medical specialty is called endocrinology.

Endocrinologists treat disorders of the pituitary, including growth disorders; diseases of the thyroid; diseases of the adrenal[?] glands; diseases of the ovary and testes; and diabetes (although more commonly it is a diabetologist[?]), a disorder of insulin secretion or sensitivity.

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