Pediatric endocrinologists at UCSF's Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes Program diagnose and treat children with a variety of hormonal disorders as well as diabetes. These conditions include adrenal, pituitary and thyroid disorders; growth disorders, such as short and tall stature or failure to thrive; hypoglycemia; obesity and weight management; conditions related to puberty; and disorders of sex development. We also provide comprehensive care for gender-nonconforming and transgender children and adolescents.
UCSF's pediatric endocrinology and diabetes program is ranked among the top 20 such programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Child & Adolescent Gender Center
Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic
Awards & recognition
One of the nation’s best in diabetes & endocrinology
Ranked among the nation's best in 10 specialties
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Diabetes Youth Families Camp
This summer camp is for kids with diabetes and their families. Find out how on-site diabetes volunteers monitor blood sugar levels for a safe experience.
Family-friendly amenities help you relax and take care of yourself while staying close to your child. We offer lounges, kitchens, showers, breastfeeding rooms and more.
Social workers ease the effect of illness, injury and hospitalization on your family with counseling and assistance to help you navigate the challenges.
Activity rooms offer a relaxed environment for children of all ages. Features include a playroom, digital arts studio and teen lounge. Find out more.
Art therapy helps kids and families express themselves, making it easier to cope with pediatric health issues. Group and bedside services are available.
Music Therapy Program
Board-certified music therapists help kids cope with illness and the feelings that come with it. Find out about group activities and bedside therapy.
Our schoolroom services and individual learning programs help children hospitalized at UCSF continue their education and get ready to return to school.
School Re-Entry Program
After hospitalization, we help kids return to school by educating staff and students about their needs and recommending needed accommodations. Read more.
Individual Playtime & Instruction
If your child can't be around other kids for medical reasons, you can sign up for private sessions in our activity and school rooms. Find out how.
Interpreter Services & Communication Assistance
Interpreter services in many languages and TDDs are available for families that need help communicating with care teams. Here's how to access them.
Family Resource Center
We help families cope with the challenges of childhood illness and hospitalization in a relaxing environment where parents can get a much-needed break.
Parent Support Program
Weekly activities, including knitting, scrapbooking, chair massage and more, help family caregivers get a much-needed break. Find out more.
Patient relations reps and nursing supervisors are here to answer questions and address concerns. Learn about your rights, how to reach us and more.
Chaplains help UCSF patients, families and staff cope with the spiritual and emotional challenges of childhood illness. Learn more.
If you're coming to UCSF from outside the U.S., we coordinate your child's appointments and provide other helpful services. Here's how to get started.
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