Sussex County Endocrinologist

An endocrinologist is a physician who specializes in the endocrine (hormone) system of the body.  In order to prepare for this specialty, the endocrinologist must first earn an M.D. or a D.O. degree to practice medicine, then they specialize in internal medicine and sub-specialize in the endocrine system.  A pediatric endocrinologist specializes in pediatrics (children) first and the sub-specializes in the endocrine system.  The endocrine system regulates the hormones and chemicals produced by the body to keep it in balance. The endocrinologist specializes in the diseases that relate to abnormal functioning of the endocrine system. One of the most common of these diseases is diabetes.  If you are having problems with your diabetes and you need special assistance, below is a list of endocrinologists in Sussex County broken down by health system:

Independent Endocrinologists

  • Carlton Boxhill, MD                                                    (302) 645-2244
    1526 Savannah Road
    Lewes, DE 19958

  • Reetu Singh, MD                                                        (302) 644-7201
    34381 Carpenter’s Way
    Lewes, DE 19958

      Nanticoke Memorial Hospital

      • Karen Coleman, MD, FACE

        Nanticoke Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology
        801 Middleford Road
        Seaford, DE 19973
        503 West Market Street                                      
        (302) 856-7099
        Georgetown, DE 19947

      • Franciso Padilla, MD                                                  (302) 629-0452
        Nanticoke Center for Diabetes & Endocrinolgy
        801 Middleford Road
        Seaford, DE 19973