Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
An integrated approach to health improvement and maintenance
The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Saint Louis University provides consultation and treatment services for problems of diabetes and associated complications, hypertension, hyperlipidemia or elevated cholesterol, bone and mineral metabolism including osteoporosis, pituitary, adrenal and thyroid dysfunction. Disorders of sexual function are evaluated and treated at our facilities. We also offer specialized endocrine testing.
In collaboration with SLUCare pathologists, we offer fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules. Clinical diabetes educators and nutritionists are available for patient education along with a program designed for visually impaired diabetics. Clinics for screening and management of diabetic foot problems, sexual dysfunction and a multidisciplinary obesity clinic are also available.
Current research projects include the treatment of diabetes and its complications such as neuropathy and foot ulcers, treatment of obesity and growth hormone treatment in adults.
We offer services for
- Bone and mineral metabolism
- Sexual function disorders
- Patient education
- Multidisciplinary obesity clinic
- Clinic for screening and managment of diabetic foot problems
- Clinic for sexual dysfunction
- Programs for visually impaired diabetics
Our PhysiciansGeorge Griffing, M.D.
Stewart Albert, M.D.
John Morley, M.D.
Dana Hellebusch, MSN, R.N., MHA, CFNP
Alan Silverberg, M.D.
Deepashree Gupta, M.D.
Doctors Office Building [map]
3660 Vista Ave., Suite 204
St. Louis, MO 63110
Des Peres Hospital [map]
2345 Dougherty Ferry Road, Suite 420
Des Peres, Mo. 63122
The University Tower [map]
1034 S. Brentwood Blvd., Suite 1120
St. Louis, MO 63117