Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, offers expert consultation and treatment for patients with a range of endocrine and metabolic disorders including adrenal, thyroid, bone, and pituitary. We are also one of the nation's leading centers for endocrine research.

Adult patient care is provided through Baylor Clinic. Our endocrinologists also treat patients at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Ben Taub Hospital and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

In addition to clinical care activities, our physicians also serve as educators and researchers, enabling them to rapidly translate the latest knowledge and scientific advancements into better patient care and treatment. We offer patients an opportunity to participate in numerous ongoing clinical research projects, including studies in the areas of diabetes, obesity, bone disease, male reproductive disorders and hormonal replacement, thyroid cancer and HIV-related metabolic diseases. For more information or to make an appointment call (713) 798-4736.

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Meet Our Team

Our physicians include specialists in endocrinology, diabetes, metabolism, pituitary disorders, and endocrine and thyroid surgery. Learn more about our specialists.

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For Patients

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Clinical Trials

Baylor College of Medicine conducts clinical trials that give participants access to the latest, most comprehensive diagnostic and treatment options available. See available clinical trials for:


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Guide to Living with Diabetes

Sugar, Heart and Life: A Guide to Living with DiabetesSM is an interactive and fun program with information on how individuals with type 2 diabetes can manage their diabetes. See how to live with diabetes.

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Thyroid health important to all, says Baylor College of Medicine expert

Dr. Ruchi Gaba, assistant professor of endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of issues with the thyroid.

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News and Events

Read about endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism related research, faculty, news and events at Baylor College of Medicine.