Endocrinologists are trained to treat patients for a variety of hormonal diseases and disorders, such as diabetes. Dr. Russell can diagnose and create treatment plans for conditions like growth disorders, obesity, low testosterone, osteoporosis and various thyroid disorders, among others. Treatments provided by an endocrinologist may include medication management or hormone therapies.
The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Russell specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Russell can also refer patients to specialists when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe allergies could be referred to an allergist for added diagnostic tests or treatment options.