Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

The Endocrinology team provides patient-centered care to individuals with endocrine conditions including diabetes, obesity, thyroid disease, thyroid cancer, high cholesterol and/or triglycerides, osteoporosis, calcium disorders, reproductive endocrine disorders, or disorders of the pituitary or adrenal glands. 

Our main clinic is located on the 5th floor of the Outpatient Medical Center, and we also provide Endocrinology services at many of the Denver Health primary care clinics including Westside, Eastside, La Casa, Southwest, and Montbello. To find out if Endocrinology services are available in your Denver Health primary care clinic, ask your primary care provider

Our Services

  • Diabetes Program - The Endocrinology Division is an integral part of the Denver Health Diabetes Program, offering comprehensive services to prevent and manage diabetes and its associated complications. Our skilled team of Diabetologists, Certified Diabetes Educators, and Allied Staff provide multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art care for patients with complex, high-risk disease. Use of the latest technological tools including Continuous Glucose Monitors and Continuous Infusion Insulin Pumps allow us to optimize care for patients with complicated diabetes, frequent hypoglycemia, and/or type 1 diabetes.
  • Thyroid Nodules and Cancer Program - The Endocrinology Division Thyroid Cancer Specialists work with a multidisciplinary team of colleagues to coordinate the care of patients undergoing evaluation and treatment for thyroid cancer. Services offered include review of thyroid ultrasound studies, ultrasound-guided thyroid nodule biopsies, genetic testing of biopsy sample, referral to experienced thyroid and neck surgeons, treatment with radioactive iodine, and post-treatment surveillance. We work closely with colleagues in the Departments of Radiology, Pathology, Nuclear Medicine, General Surgery, Ear Nose and Throat, and Oncology, to ensure the best outcomes for our patients.
  • General Endocrinology - In addition to Diabetes and Thyroid Cancer, the Endocrinology team provides services to patients with other Endocrine conditions including over- or under-active thyroid, obesity and metabolic syndrome, high cholesterol or high triglycerides, osteoporosis, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, and calcium disorders.

Conditions and Treatments

  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Thyroid diseases: overactive, underactive, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
  • Hyperlipidemia: high cholesterol or high triglyceride levels
  • Osteoporosis
  • Reproductive endocrine disorders: low testosterone, PCOS
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Obesity and metabolic syndrome
  • Calcium disorders