Endocrinology

The department provides a comprehensive specialist paediatric endocrinology service for children and young persons with conditions caused by hormonal problems, variations of physical growth and sexual development in childhood and other disorders of the endocrine glands.

The endocrine outpatient clinics are held in Ormskirk hospital up to twice weekly under Dr May Ng, an accredited specialist consultant paediatric endocrinologist.

A full range of dynamic and other complex investigations on a day-case basis can be arranged by a paediatric endocrine nurse.  

Dr Ng works closely with colleagues at Alder Hey children’s hospital biochemistry and endocrinology departments and adult endocrinologists colleagues for transition. A wide range of endocrine disorders can be treated:

  • Short stature
  • Tall stature
  • Early/ precocious puberty
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Delayed puberty
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome 
  • Hirsutism 
  • Virilisation 
  • Male and female hypogonadism 
  • Calcium disorders 
  • Disorders of the adrenal glands 
  • Hypoglycaemia 
  • Obesity 
  • Pituitary tumours 
  • Genetic endocrine conditions

Contacts

Children’s ward – 01695 656912/656612

Dr May Ng’s secretary 01695656163  | judy.kirkham@nhs.net

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