The specialty of internal medicine is an area of primary care for adults. Dr. Beckman specializes in diagnosing and treating cross-system illnesses that may affect multiple organ systems. When necessary, Dr. Beckman can also refer patients to specialist physicians when medically needed. As an example, patients with severe liver problems could be referred to a hepatologist for additional medical tests or treatments.
Endocrinologists are trained to treat patients for a variety of hormonal diseases and disorders, such as diabetes. Dr. Beckman can diagnose and create treatment plans for conditions like growth disorders, obesity, low testosterone, osteoporosis and various thyroid disorders, among others. Treatments provided by an endocrinologist may include medication management or hormone therapies.