Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric endocrinology is dedicated to the evaluation of pediatric patients with diseases of the glands or of hormonal origin, which can lead to growth problems and hormonal problems in their developmental stage.

Our services in Pediatric Endocrinology

Our professionals are in charge of the diagnosis of diseases such as:

  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Thyroid, adrenal and pancreatic disorders

We provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary care through our Diabetes Support and Education Group in the following services:

  • Hospitalization
  • Institutional and private outpatient services.
Our professionals in Pediatric Endocrinology

Verónica Abad

Pediatric Endocrinologist Pediatrician

Jennifer Monroy Espejo 

Pediatric Endocrinologist Pediatrician

Carolina Jaramillo Arango 

Pediatric Endocrinologist Pediatrician

When to check Pediatric Endocrinology?

You should consult with a pediatric endocrinologist when the pediatrician suggests it, when the patient has a hormonal disorder such as diabetes and thyroid issues, or if they exhibit symptoms such as:

  • Unusual growth (when the child is below or above the appropriate height and weight for their age).
  • Developmental delays
  • Weight problems
  • Early or delayed puberty (development starting before 8 or 9 years old or absence of it by 13 or 14 years old).
Comprehensive Care

Our comprehensive approach to health seeks to ensure the physical, mental and emotional well-being of each patient; offering holistic and personalized care during their stay through the following support services:

Speech therapy

We provide support from the feeding processes by performing an evaluation, diagnosis and timely rehabilitation in pediatric patients with swallowing disorders.

Clinical Psychology

Psychological support to pediatric patients and their families, who are hospitalized or require specialized outpatient consultation for their pathology.

Social Work

We provide comprehensive support to pediatric patients and their families, recognizing their protective factors, internal resources, personal, family and social situations, to influence adherence to outpatient treatments proposed by the treating medical team.

Clinical Nutrition

We provide the best nutritional care to pediatric patients, with emphasis on high complexity, in a comprehensive, timely, friendly and safe manner, in coordination with the interdisciplinary health team.

Contact us

Contact our Call Center at (604) 360 4788 to schedule an appointment with Pediatric Endocrinology.

For further information or general inquiries, please call (604) 445 90 00.