Endocrinology

The Endocrinology consultations at Emerald Medical Center take on average between 45 and 60 minutes.

Emerald Medical Center offers patients a multi-disciplinary approach of their diseases and the specialty Endocrinology is interconnected with Cardiology, Neurology and Internal Medicine which are the specialties already present at Emerald.

Endocrinology is a medical specialty which focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of the endocrine system. This system is made up of numerous substances called hormones. These are secreted by varied glands and organs in the body(thyroid, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, hypothalamus, ovary, testicle, thymus, pineal gland, pituitary gland) and they cause a variety of important health effects.

The symptoms caused by excessive hormonal secretion include: excessive sweating, arterial hypertension, tachycardia( elevated heart rate), osteoporosis, nephrolithiasis, frequent urination, diabetes mellitus, weight gain, excess growth of body hair, menstrual cycle abnormalities in females etc and when there are hormonal deficiencies patients can present with hypotension (low blood pressure), bradycardia(low heart rate), increased volume of urine, dehydration, weight loss, excessive fatigue, muscle pains, nausea, diarrhea, skin hyperpigmentation etc.

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Dr. CRISTINA BLOȚ

Over 10 years of experience in endocrinology in the United States

Endocrinology, diabetes mellitus, metabolic diseases and nutrition specialist – she completed training in these specialties in the United States of America, with more than 10 years of experience.

She graduated from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila in 2004A and she has over 10 years of professional experience in the American healthcare system. She completes her speciality training at 2 prestigious university centers in the USA, the Yale affiliated Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport Connecticut and the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester New York.

Accumulated and extensive experience in the USA in treating diabetes mellitus, thyroid gland diseases including thyroid cancer, diseases of the adrenal glands, pituitary gland, reproductive system including infertility and the evaluation and treatment of transsexual persons in addition to bone diseases and lipid abnormalities.

Her main interests include the specific hormonal abnormalities that are interconnected with cardiologic and neurologic diseases, like secondary arterial hypertension. As a result dr. Bloț approaches endocrine disorders in a multidisciplinary manner with cardiology and neurology specialists. In this way patients benefit from her USA acquired expertise in nutrition and metabolic diseases.

Dr Bloț attended numerous international speciality conferences in the USA and Europe.

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