Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at The Herman & Walter Samuelson Children's Hospital at Sinai provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for a range of endocrine disorders—including diabetes—to patients from infancy through young adulthood.

Our team of pediatric endocrinologists, nurses, social workers and dietitians works with primary care physicians in addressing patient needs. Our experts can diagnose and treat complex endocrine conditions and inform patients and their families on how to best manage them. In keeping with our family-centered approach to care, we value the critical role parents play in keeping children healthy and consider them to be key members of our health care team. We make sure parents have access to all members of their child’s care team and are included in the decision-making process relating to care.

To contact the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, please call 410-601-8331.

Division Head

Debra Counts, M.D.

2411 W. Belvedere Ave
Suite 205
Baltimore, MD 21215


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Marwa, Albara Mohamad Khaldou M.D.

Albara Marwa, M.D.

2411 W. Belvedere Ave
Suite 205
Baltimore, MD 21215


Pediatric Endocrine Nurse Coordinators

Shoshana Sanders, RN, BSN, CDE

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal problems
  • Calcium and bone problems
  • Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Growth disorders
  • Klinefelter syndrome
  • Lipid/cholesterol disorders
  • Metabolic syndrome and obesity
  • Noonan syndrome
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Prader Willi syndrome
  • Puberty disorders, including precocious puberty and delayed puberty
  • Thyroid problems
  • Turner syndrome

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Office Hours and Locations

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 410-601-8331
Fax: 410-601-8859

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Medical Office Building
2411 W. Belvedere Ave. 
Suite 205
Baltimore, MD 21215

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2700 Quarry Lake Drive
Suite 270
Baltimore, MD 21209
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504 E Ridgeville Blvd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771
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8000 Loch Raven Blvd
Parkville, MD