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Dr. Samuel M. Freedman, M.D.

Endocronologist (Pediatric)

Dr. Samuel Freedman is a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Unknown, -. Dr. Freedman specializes in growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to hormones that produce certain conditions in children and growing young adults. Pediatric endocrinologists possess copious knowledge on hormone chemicals and how they can affect other parts of the body and their functions.
31 years Experience
Dr. Samuel M. Freedman, M.D.
  • Pembroke Pines, FL
  • University of South Fl. College of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Why is son's height is not growing as per the health chart?

See a board certified Pediatric Endocrinologist. We're experts in growth and puberty.

My daughter has increased TSH levels and is on thyronorm 25mg. Will it be a lifelong medication for her?

"Thynorm" sounds like a generic form of levothyroxine. It's crap. Use brand only Synthroid. Also 25 micrograms is less than a newborn baby would get. Not nearly enough as evidenced READ MORE
"Thynorm" sounds like a generic form of levothyroxine. It's crap. Use brand only Synthroid. Also 25 micrograms is less than a newborn baby would get. Not nearly enough as evidenced by TSH elevation. See a board certified Ped or Adult Endocrinologist if you want real healthcare.

How can I help my son grow to his potential?

See a board-certified Pediatric Endocrinologist. We're experts in growth and puberty.

What is the connection between low ferritin level and thyroid?

Thyroid disease at that age is likely due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Autoimmune disorders can run together. Low ferritin indicates iron deficiency. Celiac disease and inflammatory READ MORE
Thyroid disease at that age is likely due to Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Autoimmune disorders can run together. Low ferritin indicates iron deficiency. Celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease could cause low iron. Celiac would be more common for that age.