PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY

Treatment of problems involving your child's growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to the hormones and the glands that produce them.

423-431-4946

Monday-Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Meet Our Pediatric Endocrinologist

George A. Ford, MD, MS

George Ford, MD, MS (Endocrinology and diabetes doctor with a master's in healthcare ethics) has taken special training to become an expert in treatment of problems involving your child's growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to the hormones and the glands that produce them. This includes Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Mountain State Medical Group (MSMG) pediatric subspecialty clinic in conjunction with ETSU behind Niswonger Children's Hospital. Dr. Ford provides care for children with hormone and gland problems including type one and type two diabetes, growth disorders, thyroid disorders, pubertal disorders, and other disorders related to hormonal dysfunction.

 

Examples of services provided by Pediatric Endocrinology include:

  • Growth problems, such as short stature

  • Early or delayed puberty

  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)

  • Underactive or overactive thyroid gland

  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function

  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function

  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex

  • Ovarian and testicular dysfunction

  • Diabetes

  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)

  • Obesity

  • Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)


George A. Ford, MD, MS

 

Dr. Ford obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington.

He earned a Masters in Science from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska for Healthcare Ethics.

His Pediatric Internship and Residency was at the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

He was a Pediatric Endocrinology Fellow at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.

Team Members:
 
George Ford, MD, MS (Endocrinology and diabetes doctor with a master's in healthcare ethics)
Alexis Duty, FNP (Endocrinology and Diabetes Nurse Practitioner)
Morgan Armentrout, BSN (Diabetes Educator)
Donna Brookshear, LPN (Clinic nurse)

Evan Los, MD

Dr. Evan Los was born in St. Louis, MO. and grew up in Portland, OR. Dr. Los received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland and completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. He is enthusiastic about joining forces with George Ford, MD, and growing the pediatric endocrinology and diabetes clinic to serve the needs of the children in our region.

 

Dr. Los is relocating to the region along with his wife and their two children. When not working, Dr. Los can also be found cooking, exploring local hiking trails and community events, and going on bike rides with his family.

 

We see patients with:

  • Growth problems, such as short stature

  • Early or delayed puberty

  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)

  • Underactive or overactive thyroid gland

  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function

  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function

  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex

  • Ovarian and testicular dysfunction

  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)

  • Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)

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