Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism

Children with diabetes and hormonal problems will find compassionate, expert care at Rush. Pediatric endocrinology and metabolism specialists diagnose, treat and manage hormonal conditions, such as the following:

  • Thyroid, adrenal and growth disorders
  • Puberty disorders
  • Endocrine problems caused by cancer or cancer treatments

They are dedicated to partnering with you and your child to empower your child to live a healthy lifestyle.

Rush University Children’s Hospital also has a multidisciplinary care team for children who have diabetes and their families. This team includes a psychologist, registered dietician and other diabetes specialists.

Dr. Minutti interacting with a patient and a parent

Remarkable Care for Kids

  • Personalized care for endocrine conditions: Pediatric endocrinologists at Rush University Children’s Hospital will work closely with you and your child to create an individualized care plan that works for your child's needs and lifestyle. 
  • Nutritional counseling: Diet changes can help a number of endocrine conditions, including diabetes and several thyroid conditions. A pediatric dietitian at Rush University Children’s Hospital can work with you and your child to help make dietary changes that may help improve your child's symptoms.
  • Care close to home: Pediatric endocrinologists from Rush University Children’s Hospital are available to see patients at our Rush campus in Chicago, Rush Oak Park Hospital and Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora.