Endocrinology - John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan
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John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

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The specialty of Endocrinology focuses on disorders associated with hormones and the organs that secrete them. At the Detroit VA Healthcare System, the doctors and other professionals in our Endocrinology service manage and treat patients with the following medical conditions:

Hyper- and hypo-thyroidism
Thyroid nodules
Hyper- and hypo-calcemia
Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease
Pituitary disease
Hypogonadism and Transgender Hormone Management
Adrenal disease
Diabetes Mellitus

Our Endocrinology team is available for inpatient consults as well as outpatient appointments.

To receive evaluation or treatment, a referral from a primary care provider is necessary.

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Location of Service in Medical Center:

Our clinic is located on B3 North, the third floor of the Red Building of the Hospital. Access is by the Red Elevators

Contact information: 

Louna El-Zein, M.D. Section Chief
Caryn Maxwell, Diabetes Nurse Practitioner
Endocrine clinic: 313-576-1000, ext. 65308
Endocrine Office: 313-576-1000, ext. 63125

Hours of Operation:

The hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday afternoon. Patients are scheduled during these times dependant on the provider availability.

Contact Info


  • B3 North, red bldg, third floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 313-576-1000 Ext. 65308
  • 313-576-1000 Ext. 63125

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.