Endocrinology is a medical specialty dedicated to the study, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the irregular functioning of hormones in the human body and diseases of the endocrine glands.
Lusíadas Saúde Endocrinology Units possess the highest quality technological means, coupled with humanized services, to monitor patients being treated for common endocrine diseases including diabetes, obesity, and thyroid problems, as well as those less common such as problems related the pituitary gland, the parathyroid hormone, the ovaries, and the testicles.
With its unit characteristics, the Lusíadas Saúde Endocrinology Units are made up of highly experienced professionals in communication with other medical specialty areas, offering excellence in service quality and focused on the specific needs of each person.
Dr. Paulo Carvalho Ferreira
Coordenador de Endocrinology: Hospital Lusíadas Albufeira
Coordenador de Endocrinology: Clínica Lusíadas Faro
Areas of Interest
Diabetology (Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes); Phospho-calcium Metabolism Disorders (hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia, osteoporosis); Endocrinopathies during Pregnancy; Overweight and Obesity; Pituitary Pathology; Pathology of the Adrenal Glands (disorders of cortisol secretion and nodular pathology); Pathology of the Gonads (excess hair growth and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome); Thyroid pathology (hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, nodular pathology)