Hillsboro native opens Newton-based practice

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HerbelGaylaM.D..jpg Gayla J. Herbel, a 1974 Hillsboro High School graduate, has established a private practice in endocrinology through the Newton Surgery Center, 800 Medical Center Drive.

The Hillsboro returned home to rejoin her friends and family members in the area. She brings considerable experience to Newton Medical Center, having practiced as a paramedic and a registered nurse before attending medical school, and subsequently practicing as both an endocrinologist in private practice and as a hospitalist in Denver, Colo.

Endo?crino?logists treat a variety of endo?crine condi?tions ranging from diabetes to problems with pituitary, thyroid, parathryroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes and pregnancy-related endocrine problems.

Herbel cares for adults and adolescents generally over the age of 18, although she will accept younger patients on a case-by-case basis when appropriate.

She is one of the endocrinologists practicing in Kansas who uses the insulin pump in both acute and ambulatory care.

Herbel is accepting new patients. Her office phone number is 316-283-7200.

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