Endocrinology Institute Of South Florida serves the community of Bonita Springs, FL. If you think you may have a thyroid problem, we are here for you. We study, diagnose, and treat the causes and effects of thyroid problems and other endocrine system disorders. We have a renowned thyroid doctor on staff—Dr. Orlando Fernandez is a board certified endocrinologist specializing in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.
If a thyroid is not functioning well, it could be due to one of two reasons—it is producing too many hormones, which is called hyperthyroidism and can cause a number of symptoms ranging from insomnia, weight loss, and excessive sweating—or it produces too few hormones, which is called hypothyroidism, with its symptoms ranging from weight gain to hair loss.
Both types of thyroid problems can lead a thyroid doctor to discover other health issues that need treatment. There are many tests our thyroid doctor may order to help determine if you have thyroid disease. If you need treatment, we are here to design a thyroid treatment plan for you.
Because thyroid problems can be caused by other diseased parts of the body or effect other systems of the body, our thyroid doctor is well educated and trained in many sub-specialties. These related diseases include:
• Pituitary Diseases
• Diabetes Mellitus
• Low Testosterone/Hypogonadism
• Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
• Adrenal Dysfunction
Not all thyroids cause problems. However, if you are experiencing any symptoms out of the ordinary, especially fatigue and weight gain, you may have a thyroid condition and you should seek advice from a thyroid doctor.