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About Adriana Carrillo-Iregui, MD

Dr. Carrillo-Iregui is a pediatric endocrinologist within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Dr. Carrillo-Iregui received her medical degree at the Universidad El Bosque in Bogota, Colombia and completed a pediatric residency at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital followed by a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital. She is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. Before joining Nicklaus Children's she was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

Her research and clinical interest has focused on metabolic disorders related to obesity, polycystic ovarian syndrome and type 2 diabetes. She has published extensively and lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Carrillo-Iregui sees patients at the Nicklaus Children's main campus and the Nicklaus Children's Doral Outpatient Center. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Visit her website: Dr. Carrillo-Iregui's Medical Biography

Recent Blog Posts

With Rising Rates of Diabetes, National Diabetes Awareness Month Is More Important Than Ever

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, which provides us an opportunity to share information about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. This year, diabetes awareness is more important than ever, because diabetes rates are rising among children and adolescents. Dr. Adriana Carrillo-Iregui, pediatric endocrinologist, shares the reason for the increase in pediatric diabetes and how parents can help to prevent it.

Gaining a Better Understanding of PCOS

Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a common but poorly understood disease that impacts many teenagers and young women during their reproductive years. PCOS can be overlooked, as it can present differently in adolescents. The term PCOS is a term for a variety of symptoms associated with common hormone changes. Learn more on identifying and treating the different types of PCOS.