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Clinical Services at Rush Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism
Program Description

The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism provides children and adolescents with evaluation and treatment for hormonal disorders and diabetes.


Services Provided

The following are a few of the endocrine problems for which our pediatric physicians and nurses provide expert care:

  • Thyroid abnormalities
  • Adrenal abnormalities
  • Pituitary abnormalities
  • Growth disorders
  • Diabetes mellitus, including Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
  • Puberty disorders
  • Bone and calcium disorders
  • Turner’s syndrome
  • Klinefelter’s syndrome

Rush has a dedicated program for children and adolescents with diabetes and their families. Services include ongoing educational programs based on current guidelines of the American Diabetes Association.


Clinical Team

The Section of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism features a multidisciplinary team composed of pediatric endocrinologists, a pediatric endocrine and diabetes nurse, a pediatric  psychologist,  and a pediatric dietitian who work together to provide children with the best possible care.





Contact Name
Carla Minutti, MD
Contact Phone
(312) 942-3034
Contact E-mail
carla_minutti@rush.edu



LocationHours of Operation
Rush Professional Office Building
1725 W. Harrison St., Suite 328
Chicago, IL 60612

Appointments are available during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Alternate sites (Hoffman Estates, Aurora, Shorewood and Tinley Park) are available monthly for follow-up appointments. Se habla espańol.



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