Services At This Location
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Patients and Visitors
Thank you for choosing Banner Children's Specialists specializing in Endocrinology and our physicians to address your health care needs. We want your initial visit and your ongoing relationship with us to progress as smoothly as possible.
You will get the most out of your visit by having your medical history completed, knowing the medications you are presently using, thinking of the questions you have for the doctor, and being aware of any prescription refills you may soon need.
Accepted Health Insurance
Banner Health accepts most major insurances. If you have any questions about coverage, please contact your insurer prior to scheduling an appointment.
>Patients are asked to pay their insurance co-payment at the time of their visit. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover as well as personal checks or cash. Any outstanding balance is due within 30 days.
Pre-registration form: Please download and complete the following form and bring it with you on your first visit.
NOTE: Are you or your child an past patient of Alvin Perelman, MD or Joel Hahnke, MD? Access your patient portal information here
Our Banner Children’s Specialists Endocrinology Clinics offer a wide variety of clinical services in the diagnosis and treatment in all areas of pediatric endocrinology including disorders of growth, puberty, sex differentiation, glucose metabolism, bone and mineral metabolism, the pituitary/hypothalamus, the thyroid and the adrenal glands.
The Diabetes Program employs a multidisciplinary approach in which a team consisting of an endocrinologist, a nurse educator and a registered dietitian, provides comprehensive care to children and adolescents with diabetes and support to their families.
Childhood conditions treated by endocrinologists include:
- Addison disease/ adrenal disorders
- Cushing's syndrome
- Cystic Fibrosis-related diabetes
- Diabetes insipidus
- Diabetes mellitus
- Delayed puberty
- Graves’ disease
- Growth hormone deficiency
- Hyperthyroidism/ hypothyroidism
- Hypocalcemia/ hypercalcemia
- Precocious puberty
- Short stature
- Metabolic syndrome
At Banner Children’s, we understand what interests kids, what frightens them and – most importantly – what helps them heal and stay healthy. From well-child exams to treatment of minor injuries and illnesses to management of chronic conditions, the experienced team at Banner Children’s is here to provide comprehensive, family-centered medical care for your child.
Banner Children’s provides more care for more kids than any other health system in Arizona. With pediatricians and specialists throughout the Phoenix-metro and Tucson areas, ten pediatric-prepared emergency rooms, Cardon Children’s Medical Center, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center and Diamond Children's Medical Center, you are only minutes away from top pediatric care.
Our pediatric-focused physicians and staff care for your child in our Banner Health centers and clinics, emergency rooms, hospitals and outpatient facilities to support the continuum of care your child needs when he needs it.