Thursday, August 16, 2012

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa – Carina Signori, DO, has joined the practice of Summit Endocrinology, an affiliate of Summit Health, located at Summit Health Center – Building 2, 12 St. Paul Dr., Suite 210, Chambersburg, Pa. Although Dr. Signori previously treated patients at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pa., she is no stranger to Franklin County residents.

“A lot of my patients in Hershey came from this area,” she said. “I know there has been a need in this area for more endocrinology providers, and I’m looking forward to meeting and treating new patients, as well as providing care closer to home for people that had to drive great distances in the past.”

She joins in practice with Jose Galindo, Jr., MD; Tracey Wiley, CRNP; and Registered Dietitians and Diabetes Educators Melissa Benzon, Kristan Eddy-Thorne, and Karen Polensky; and Registered Dietitian Jennifer Ruby.

Summit Endocrinology’s providers and certified educators treat and partner with patients to manage chronic endocrine system disorders.

They treat:

  • Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders (Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism)
  • Thyroid Cancer management
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders
  • Testosterone Disorders

They also provide additional services, including:

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Insulin Pumps and Insulin Starts
  • Meal Planning
  • Exercise Planning
  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • Thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy

The registered dietitians offer nutrition education and meal planning for people experiencing:

  • Obesity
  • Pre-Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Failure to thrive

Call (717) 217-6820 for more information.

Summit Health, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to building a healthier community through leading-edge medical technology, skilled physicians, caring staff, and convenient locations.  Summit Health’s comprehensive selection of services and providers includes family physicians, surgeons, specialists, diagnostic services, a women’s health center, a fitness center, two walk-in care centers and two award-winning hospitals.