Overview

Dr. Root is a pediatric endocrinologist. A graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Root completed his internship at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY and his pediatric residency at University of Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania. After serving on the medical faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, Dr. Root joined the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1973, serving as professor of pediatrics, associate and vice-chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and director of the pediatric residency program.

Specialities

  • Endocrinology

    Endocrinologists are medical professionals who specialize in glands and the hormones they produce. They also deal with chemical processes in the body and how they help the body turn food into energy, grow, heal, and function. They help treat a variety of illnesses and diseases like diabetes, thyroid diseases etc.

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

    Pediatric endocrinology is a field of medicine that focuses on the hormonal systems of children. Kids who have problems with puberty or other hormone-related disorders like abnormal growth or diabetes may be referred to a pediatric endocrinologist. The endocrine systems of adults and those of children differ significantly, so it’s important for patients to see the proper physician for their unique needs. These medical professionals may suggest medication or hormone therapy in some cases.

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    Acromegaly, Addison's disease, Adrenal hyperplasia, Cretinism, Cushing's syndrome, Androgen insensitivity syndrome, Gigantisim, Hirsutism, Hypothyroidism, Hypogonadism, Hyperthyroidism, hyperaldosteronism, Hyperpituitarism, Hyperprolactinemia, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypopituitarism, Hypoparathyroidism, Empty sella syndrome, Nelson syndrome, Skin pigmentation, Pheochromocytoma, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Delayed Puberty, Prolactinoma, Turner syndrome, Grave's disease, Precocious puberty, Thyroid cancer, Calcium Deficiency, Dwarfism

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