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Clinical Services at Rush Endocrinology and Metabolism
Program Description

The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, offers a full range of services in endocrinology, including outpatient provocative endocrine testing, thyroid biopsy and intensive diabetes management and education.

Endocrinology focuses on glands that secrete hormones, which are chemical messengers that travel throughout the bloodstream to regulate different bodily functions. These glands include the thyroid, parathyroid pituitary gland, hypothalamus, pancreas, adrenal glands and gonads. Clinical research by our team at Rush has focused on diabetes and care of people with diabetes after organ transplantation.

Services Provided

Our team provides diagnosis and care for the following disorders:

  • Addison’s disease
  • Adrenal disease
  • Cushing syndrome
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Endocrine hypertension
  • Gonadal disorders
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Lipid disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary disease
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid disease
    • Hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid)
    • Graves' disease
    • Hypothyroid (underactive thyroid)
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes

The team also provides diabetes care after organ transplantation along with transplant endocrinology services.

Clinical Team

Endocrinologists at Rush participate in multidisciplinary care teams with other Rush specialists managing the complex medical and surgical care of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Antonio C. Bianco, MD, PhD, is chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. The team also includes:

Award-Winning Diabetes Center

Rush University Diabetes Center has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for quality self-management education. The center includes a team composed of a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and nurse practitioner.

Additionally, the diabetes and endocrinology program at Rush was ranked No. 35 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-14 America’s Best Hospitals issue.


Contact Name
Endocrinology at Rush
Contact Phone
(312) 942-6163
Contact E-mail
contact_rush@rush.edu



Location
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 250
Chicago, IL 60612


Included in this section:

Rush University Diabetes Center: Rush University Diabetes Center (at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois) has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for quality self-management education. The center includes a team composed of a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and nurse practitioner.



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