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Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

A service of Baystate Medical Center, we offer a complete range of services, both inpatient and outpatient, for the evaluation and treatment of children with possible endocrine problems, growth issues, or diabetes.


Our Services

We offer guidance and teaching about all aspects of home and school management of diabetes in childhood, as well as diabetes support groups for children and their parents. We provide diagnosis and treatment of pediatric endocrine problems, including:

    • Diabetes mellitus emphasizing intensive therapy and prevention of complications
    • Insulin pump therapy
    • Disorders of growth
    • Precocious and delayed puberty
    • Adrenal disorders: CAH, Addison's Disease
    • Thyroid dysfunction and evaluation of thyroid nodules
    • Calcium and vitamin D metabolism
    • Metabolic bone disease
    • Metabolic syndrome and lipid disorders
    • Endocrine emergencies
    • Hypothalamic and pituitary dysfunction, panhypopituitarism
    • Hypoglycemia

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We also conduct monthly outreach visits at:

  • Deerfield Pediatrics, 424 State Road, Whately, 413-794-0813
  • Office of Dr. Brian J. Dempsey, 758 East St., Pittsfield, 413-794-0813
  • Baystate Outpatient Center - Northampton, 325B King St., Northampton, 413-387-4100


Our Providers

Our team includes board certified pediatric endocrinologists, fellows, registered nurses, medical assistants, registered dietitians, and a social worker.


  • Holley F. Allen, MD, Chief
  • Luisa Aguiar, MD
  • Rushika Conroy, MD
  • Chelsea Gorner, DO
  • Kinga Pluta, MD
  • Edward Reiter, MD
  • Ksenia Tonyushkina, MD
  • Michelle Fitzgerald, NP
  • Mahmuda Ahmed, MD, Fellow
  • Thomas Wadzinski, MD, Fellow
  • Jason Pelzek, RN
  • Kathy Dunn, RN, CDE
  • Lori Nowak, RN
  • Lynn Henry, RD, CDE
  • Hillary Weiner, RD
  • Beth Russell-Smith, MSW, LICSW
  • Moritza Rodriguez, MA


*Some of our providers also see patients at the Baystate Outpatient Center in Northampton.


Contact Us

Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
50 Wason Avenue
Springfield MA, 01199
Phone: 413-794-0813
Fax: 413-794-7145


Appointments - Deerfield
Phone: 413-794-0813


Appointments - Pittsfield
Phone: 413-794-0813


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Hours & Directions

Monday - Friday: 8 am - 5 pm