Endocrinology refers to the secretion of hormones in the body and the endocrine organs include pituitary, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, ovaries and testes.

The endocrinology clinic is responsible for the diagnosis and the treatment of diabetes, abnormalities in the secretion of hormones and tumors in the endocrine organs.

The endocrinology clinic in Dongguk University Ilsan Medical Center is committed to providing accurate diagnosis and treatment with a dedicated education center and consultation room for diabetes. With the operation of specialized clinics such as the Thyroid Center and the Osteoporosis Clinic, we will do our best to care for our patients with more professional and systematic treatment programs.

Main Treatment Target

1. Diabetes
2. Thyroid diseases: Thyroid cancers and benign nodules, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism and thyroiditis
3. Bone disease (turnover): Osteoporosis, calcium metabolism and parathyroid dysfunction and bone disease
4. Pituitary gland disorders: Pituitary tumor, prolactin-secreting adenomas, acromegaly, growth disorders, hypopituitarism
5. Adrenal disease: Secondary hypertension, Cushing's syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, adrenal tumors
6. Menopausal disorders, amenorrhea
7. Obesity, hyperlipidemia


Kyung-Ah Kim : diabetes, endocrine disorders (diabetes clinic, thyroid clinic)

Han-Suk Choi : thyroid, diabetes, osteoporosis, other endocrine disorders (osteoporosis clinic)