Endocrine refers to secretion of hormones into the body.
The Endocrine Department provides medical care for endocrine diseases and metabolic disorders.
Major areas of treatment include thyroid diseases, parathyroid and bone metabolism disorders, pituitary diseases, adrenal diseases, hyperlipidemia, and gonadal dysfunctions.
Severance Hospital's Endocrine Department strives to deliver the best medical care appropriate for the applicable disease by running disease-specific clinics including Thyroid Clinic, Osteoporosis Clinic, Pituitary Clinic, and Obesity Clinic.
We also conduct various studies to develop new diagnosis methods and innovative therapies under membership in many leading programs, and multiple national project groups including SRC and BPRC.
The Endocrine Laboratory founded in 1992 is continuing research efforts for the characterization of Korean endocrine diseases and development of appropriate therapeutic methods with support from the Korea Research Foundation, the Ministry of Health & Welfare, and other scientific foundations and corporations.