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Paediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology

Paediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology is a sub-speciality that caters to diagnosis and management of hormonal disorders in children and teenagers up to 18 years of age.
Team Of Specialists:
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Dr. Sumeet Arora

“Children & Teenagers Are Not Miniature Adults”

Bring Your Child To The Right Expert

Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology Department at Artemis is proud to be among the few specialized departments all around Delhi NCR meant specifically for catering to the Endocrinological needs of children, teenagers and young adults.

The Department brings excellence in the care of children, teenagers and youth with hormonal disorders. We provide cutting -edge technology and advancements in hormonal disorders and deliver our services with utmost compassion because we understand having a chronic disease takes its toll on children as well as their parents.

The department works in close collaboration with Diabetic Educators and Dietitians along with other Paediatric sub-specialities like Paediatric Neurology, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Paediatric Orthopaedics, Geneticist, Paediatric Surgery, Neurosurgery, Nephrology and others. It is backed by 24/7 support of Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) services under the expertise of experienced and well-known intensivists.

Specialized Clinics For Children And Adolescents Include:

Puberty Clinic

Height Clinic

Weight management Clinic

Diabetes Clinic


Know When To Seek Paediatric and Adolescent Endocrinologist Opinion:

  • Short Stature (Unable to gain height) or Tall Stature (gaining height too fast)
  • Puberty disorders -  Early (ANY signs before 8 years for girls and 9 years for boys) or late puberty (NO signs after 13 years for girls or 14 years for boys)
  •  Irregular Periods or Absence of Menstruation
  •   Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  •  Weight management including management of metabolic syndrome or poor weight gain
  • Thyroid disorders - high or low thyroid problems in children
  • High blood sugar or Diabetes Mellitus -  type 1 or type 2 Diabetes mellitus
  • Management of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus using up to date technology like insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring
  • Low blood sugar in infants and children
  • Genitalia not properly formed (Disorders of Sex development)
  • Diagnosis of hormonal deficiencies in Pituitary disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Bone mineral defects - vitamin D deficiency/rickets

Specialized Procedures:

ACTH stimulation test: It is a specialized test conducted if you have deficiency of stress hormone called cortisol.

Leuprolide stimulation test: This test is meant for use in diagnosing the source of hormones in early puberty.

Growth Hormone Stimulation test: This is a specialized test to diagnose deficiency in growth hormone that maybe the reason behind your child’s short stature.

Growth Hormone Suppression Test: This test is meant for diagnosing excess growth hormone release which could be due to an underlying tumor.

HCG Stimulation test: This is a specialized test used in conditions where the male hormone testosterone is not being released properly. 

Department Accolades:

The department has flourished under the expertise of Dr. Sumeet Arora and varied rare Endocrine conditions have been successfully diagnosed and managed like adrenal tumors, craniopharyngeomas, growth hormone deficiency due to pituitary aplasia, calcium sensing receptor mutations and more.

Research Publications:

Published in Reputed Clinical Obesity

Arora et.al “Kidney function in minority children and adolescents with metabolically healthy and unhealthy obesity”

https://doi.org/10.1111/cob.12345