Dr. Karen Choong MD
Endocrinology-Diabetes | Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism143 LONGWATER DR NORWELL MA, 02061
Dr. Karen Choong practices Endocrinology in Boston, MA. Dr. Choong specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases related to hormone imbalance, and the bodys glands in the endocrine system. Endocrinologists are trained and certified to treat a variety of conditions, including menopause, diabetes, infertility, and thyroid disorders, among many others. Dr. Choong examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Boston Medical Center, Fellow:Endocrinology 2007
- Boston Medical Center, Fellow:Endocrinology 2009
- Boston Medical Center, Fellow:Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism 2009
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