Nationally Ranked in Endocrinology
UT Southwestern Medical Center is ranked in the nation’s top 25 best hospitals for diabetes and endocrinology care according to U.S. News & World Report for 2018-19.
The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic functions including metabolism, growth, and sexual development.
The endocrinology team at the UT Southwestern Monty and Tex Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth offers expert care for all disorders of the adrenal, pancreas, pituitary, thyroid, and parathyroid glands.
UT Southwestern is a major referral center for patients with the most complex neuroendocrine conditions. Our clinicians work collaboratively with our researchers to provide patients with the most up-to-date therapeutic interventions for endocrinology disorders.
UT Southwestern is proud to bring the expertise of our endocrine specialists to patients living in the Fort Worth area. Our patients also have access to the entire UT Southwestern medical community.
The Moncrief Medical Center at Fort Worth offers patients advanced treatments for all endocrine system disorders, including:
- Cushing’s syndrome
- Diabetes mellitus
- Lipid metabolism
- Osteoporosis and calcium disorders
- Pituitary, gonad, and adrenal disorders
- Polycystic ovary syndrome
- Thyroid disorders
We also offer on-site laboratory services.
Preparing for Your Appointment
On the day of your appointment, please allow time for registration. Moncrief Medical Center has welcome kiosks and staff located at the main entrance to help you check in.
Please bring your current insurance card, a method of payment (we accept checks or debit/credit cards only), and a complete list of your current medications and dosages (including over-the-counter medications, herbs, and vitamins).
To make the most of your time with the doctor, make a list of questions ahead of time and bring them to your appointment.
For First Appointments
If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, please bring your meter with you to your appointment.
If you have been previously diagnosed with an endocrine condition, please bring copies of your medical records to your first appointment. Our staff is happy to assist you.
Canceling an Appointment
If you need to cancel your appointment, please notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance so that we can accommodate other patients waiting to schedule an appointment.
Prescriptions and Refills
For your convenience, there is a retail pharmacy in the Moncrief Medical Center.
It is very important that you do not run out of your medication. Be sure that you have sufficient refills to last until your next appointment with your endocrinologist. We are happy to provide you with a written prescription upon request.
If you run out of refills, please call your pharmacy and your pharmacist will fax a refill request to us. Please allow us 24 to 48 hours to process refill requests.