Dr. Martin C Young MD
Endocronologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Endocrinology3311 Prescott Road Suite 410 Alexandria LA, 71301
Dr. Martin Young is a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Alexandria, LA. Dr. Young 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.
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