Endocrinology

Corpus Christi
Appointment: (361) 694-4986
Fax: (361) 808-2062
Laredo: (956) 794-8400; fax (956) 712-3769
Victoria: (361) 572-1000; fax (361) 578-0680

Fax information required by referring physician:

  • DCH patient referral form (script signed by PCP)
  • Authorization for Dietary Consult
  • Insurance/Medicaid card (front and back)
  • Physician’s Notes/diagnosis
  • All labs and X-ray results
  • Current medications

Patient must bring to appointment:

  • Patient must be accompanied by parent/guardian (with ID) who knows the history
  • Immunization card
  • X-ray film (Bone age – copy or CD)

Endocrinology Patient(s) – Per Diagnosis:

Chief complaint or suspected diagnosis Minimum requirements
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
(infant) Call Endocrinologist on-call
Results of state newborn screening
17-hydroxyprogesterone level, BMP
Congenital Hypothyroidism
(infant) Call Endocrinologist on-call
Results of state newborn screening
Free T4, TSH
Hypoglycemia Blood sugar results from laboratory
Growth Chart
Short Stature
Precocious Puberty
Failure to Thrive
Delayed Puberty
Updated growth chart (height and weight),
Bone age
Gynecomastia
Micropenis
Updated growth chart (height and weight)
Goiter
Hashimotos Thyroiditis
Acquired Hypothyroidism
Abnormal Thyroid Function Studies
Growth chart
TSH,
Free T4,
Anti-TPO
Anti-Thyroglobulin
Thyroid US (if done)
Growth chart
Graves Disease (Hyperthyroidism) Growth chart
T4, T3, TSI, TSH, FreeT4
Thyroid Imaging studies (if done)

Laredo Specialty Clinic
10710 McPherson, Ste. 202
Phone: (956) 794-8400
Fax: (956) 712-3769
As of December 1, 2015 ENDO referrals with these diagnosis need to be sent to Corpus Christi for the initial consultation:

  • Obesity
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Fatty liver
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Metabolic syndrorne or dysmetabolic syndrome
  • Abnormal weight gain
  • Hyperglycemia