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Riverside Endocrinology

Comprehensive Care and Specialized Services

Riverside Endocrinology specializes in the comprehensive care of endocrine diseases and hormone problems.

Our board certified Endocrinologists provide consultative, diagnostic, treatment and management of a wide spectrum of endocrine disorders including Thyroid, Diabetes, Pituitary, Adrenal, Osteoporosis, Calcium issues, Polycystic Ovarian Disorders, Gonad, and pancreas, among others. The endocrine system affects the function of our entire body influencing how we feel day to day.

What is Endocrinology?

Endocrinology is a sub-specialty within the field of internal medicine and is the study of the endocrine system. Endocrine glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream that regulate the function of other cells and organ systems of the body. The endocrine system consists of separate glands such as the adrenals, thyroid, parathyroids, pituitary, gonads and pancreas. Common endocrine disorders include osteoporosis, diabetes and hypothyroidism, among others. An endocrinologist is a physician who studies and treats imbalances of the endocrine system.

What is an Endocrinologist?

Endocrinologists play important roles in patient care and disorder or disease-related management. They are experts in their field and should serve as one of your physicians for endocrine disease-related problems. Endocrinologists are trained to diagnose and treat hormone disorders. They can help by assisting patients and other physicians to focus treatment for many conditions, such as:

Our Endocrinologists

Maureen Morgan O'Connor, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism

Medical Education : Northwestern University Medical School
Fellowship : Univ of Iowa Hosps & Clinics
Residency : Univ of Iowa Hosps & Clinics

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Rachel Shell, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism

Medical Education : Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
Fellowship : Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Residency : Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, North Carolina)

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Riverside Endocrinology
100 Fitness Drive
Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 936-8909
Riverside Coal City Campus
5775 E. Highway 113
Coal City, IL 60416

(815) 634-0100