We provide accurate, effective and compassionate endocrine care.
Dr. Isaacs is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism and obesity medicine. We treat patients with a full range of endocrine and obesity-related conditions, including thyroid disease, diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), adrenal and pituitary conditions, male hypogonadism, parathyroid disorders and much more.
- Hashimoto's Disease
- Thyroid nodules
- Thyroid cancer
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Insulin resistance
Management of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) focuses on each woman's main concerns, such as weight gain, infertility, hirsutism and acne. Long term, the most important aspect of treatment is managing cardiovascular risks such as obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension.
The pituitary is often called the master gland of the body because it controls other glands. The pituitary makes several important hormones. Over - or under - production of pituitary hormones can cause a hormone imbalance that can lead to infertility, menstrual disorders, growth disorders (acromegaly or short stature) and too much cortisol production (Cushing's syndrome). Endocrinologists control these conditions with medications and refer patients who need surgery.
Adrenal gland problems can lead to the underproduction or overproduction of hormones. Endocrinologists are uniquely qualified to diagnose and treat disorders of the adrenal gland.
If you are working hard at losing weight and are not seeing results, you may have a medical problem. We specialize in the medical and hormonal evaluation and treatment of abnormal weight gain and diet-resistant obesity.
Fat cells are the largest endocrine gland in the body. Once thought to be just a storage depot for excess calories, we now know that fat cells produce a number of hormones that affect body weight, appetite and metabolism. Hormones made by fat include:
- Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha
- Interleukin 6
- Many others...