The SLUCare Physician Group pediatric endocrinology team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital provides effective diagnosis, treatment, and lifestyle management for children with complex endocrine system disorders. Working together with specialists across a range of disciplines, our experienced endocrinologists combine clinical skill with a focus on your child’s long-term health, to deliver a continuity of care from infancy to pre-adulthood.
The endocrine system regulates the body’s hormones in the bloodstream. When this system is out of balance, it can affect your child’s growth and development leading to different disorders including:
While there’s no magic cure for endocrine disorders, we offer the most advanced diagnostic tools and personalized treatment options. We help you understand these complex conditions while providing holistic care from your child’s first appointment through every step of their treatment.
We care for children who have Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, or less common forms of the disorder. Our approach involves guiding your child through diabetes management, in addition to nutritional practices to incorporate in your child’s everyday life. Our comprehensive include:
We offer a subspeciality Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinic, which sees patients monthly. Our team connects you with the latest research on the effects of growth hormone therapy in children diagnosed with this syndrome.
A subspecialty clinic is available for girls diagnosed with Turner Syndrome. Because patients need ongoing medical care to monitor for development or medical problems. We coordinate referrals and care from multiple pediatric subspecialties. We also host “meet and greet’ events for girls and families to network and participate in social activities.
Susan Myers, MD
Margaret Siska, MD
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David Dempsher, MD
Sherida Tollefsen, MD
Mark Eddy, MD