Endocrinology



The Endocrinology division at Cambridge Health Alliance focuses on the body’s glands and the hormones they produce. Your glands (thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, ovaries, etc.) control many body functions, from hunger to blood sugar to reproduction.

Our skilled team provides care for a wide range of conditions, including diabetes, thyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome and osteoporosis. We work closely with you and your primary care provider to help you live a better life.

Your Care at its Best

A Team Effort

Managing endocrine disorders is a team effort. Patients are usually referred by their primary care doctor, to help treat and manage their condition. We work closely with your other providers, including dietitians, physical therapists and surgeons. We will be informed, so you know what to expect at every step in your care.

Specialized expertise

The CHA endocrinology team is highly experienced and highly trained. They treat a wide range of conditions. They also have areas of special interest and expertise.

Provider Special Interests
Dr. Melanie J. Brunt hormone therapy for transgender adult patients
Dr. Takara Stanley transgender pediatric patients
Dr. Ghorbani Rodriguez board certified in obesity medicine
Dr. Zhiheng Henry He endocrine hypertension (high blood pressure)

Patients with diabetes can also benefit from our diabetes nurse educators. They may work with you to show you how to use an insulin pump or continuous glucose monitor.

Common Conditions

  • Cholesterol (lipid) disorders
  • Diabetes (high or low blood sugar)
  • High blood pressure
  • Infertility
  • Endocrine gland problems
  • PCOS (polycystic ovaries)
  • Thyroid problems
  • Weight problems
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis (weak bones)

Common Services

  • Endocrine testing
  • Management of diabetes
  • Management of hormone disorders
  • Radioactive iodine therapy
  • Thyroid fine needle aspiration
  • Transgender hormone therapy

Find a Provider

Locations

Endocrinology is available in Cambridge, Somerville and Everett. Our pediatric endocrinology clinic is at CHA Cambridge Hospital.

    Contact Us

  • CHA Medical Specialties

    All Locations
    P: (617) 665-1552
  • Pediatric Endocrinology

    Cambridge Hospital 1493 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02139
    P: (617) 665-1264 F: (617) 665-1835