Pediatric Endocrinology Associates
Dr. Hector Granados takes care of many children/adolescents with thyroid disorders.
If your child has recently been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, call or text our office at (915) 642-9444 for an appointment or you can use our secure online appointment request form.
In the endocrine clinic we take care of
A disorder in which a patient is born without a thyroid gland or with a thyroid gland that does not produce enough hormone. If untreated or poorly managed, this can lead to significant developmental delays. It is treated with thyroid replacement hormone taken each day for life
A disorder often resulting from autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland. Lack of iodine can also cause it, though this is not common in the U.S. The condition is treated with thyroid replacement hormone
Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease:
A disorder in which the thyroid gland produces too much hormone. Hyperthyroidism is usually treated with anti-thyroid medications, radioactive Iodine, or surgical removal of the thyroid gland
Thyroid Goiters, Nodules and Cancers