Dr. Judy Spencer practices Endocrinology in Memphis, TN. Dr. Spencer 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. Spencer examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1978
Georgetown University in Washington DC 1978
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Univ Of Tn Coll Of Med, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism; Regional Med Ctr At Memphis, Internal Medicine
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