Harold Thomas Pretorius, MD, PhD, FACP, an Endocrinologist in Private Practice


Get to know Endocrinologist Dr. Harold Thomas Pretorius, who serves patients in Blue Ash, Ohio.

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(Spin Digit Editorial):- New York City, New York Oct 5, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – Dr. Pretorius is a seasoned endocrinologist who sees patients at his private practice in Blue Ash, Ohio. He provides optimal outpatient clinical and inpatient hospital care for endocrine & metabolic, neuroendocrine & nuclear medicine patients.

With over 25 years of experience, he and his certified professional nursing and physician staff support acute and chronic patient needs, including inpatient and outpatient care of endocrine and metabolic diseases; diabetes, thyroid or adrenal; resistant hypertension; insulin resistance/hypermetabolic management; neuroendocrine diseases; acromegaly; prolactinoma; autoimmune encephalopathy; minor to severe memory problems; mild cognitive impairment; Alzheimer’s disease; pseudobulbar affect; and stroke and vascular dementia.

Practicing medicine in Ohio, Dr. Pretorius is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bethesda North Hospital, Christ Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, and The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP), he is a member of the American College of Radiology, the Ohio State Medical Association, the American Medical Association, the Alzheimer’s Association, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, and the American College of Physicians. 

Holding certifications in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support, he is also an Ohio State Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist and an Ohio State Registered Phlebotomist.

A 1976 graduate of New York University Grossman School of Medicine, Dr. Pretorius went on to perform his residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio. This was followed by an additional residency in nuclear medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and a fellowship at the Tulane University School of Medicine.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, he is board-certified in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). The ABIM is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones. Endocrinologists have the training to diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. The common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with include diabetes mellitus, as well as adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid disorders, among others. 

On a more personal note, Dr. Pretorius speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Spanish.

Learn more about Dr. Harold Thomas Pretorius:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1042463-Harold-Pretorius-Nuclear-Medicine-Specialist, or through his private practice, https://drpretorius.com/our-staff/ 

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