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  • Dominica
Experience - 28 Years
Languages - English, Spanish

Consultation Fees
   
GY$ 9500.00

Profile Description

"Dr. Yaquelin Gonzales Ricardo is a seasoned clinical endocrinologist with a remarkable career spanning over 28 years. Commencing as a General Practitioner in the Medical Social Service Staff from 1995 to 1997, Dr. Ricardo then pursued a comprehensive Endocrinology Residency Program from 1997 to 2001, establishing a strong foundation in the field. Notably, she dedicated a substantial period of her career as an Endocrinologist at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) in Cuba from 2001 to 2014, showcasing her commitment to public health initiatives. In 2014, Dr. Ricardo expanded her horizons by taking on the role of an Endocrinologist Consultant at King Khalid Hospital in Hail, Saudi Arabia, gaining international exposure. Since 2016, she has been making significant contributions as an Endocrinologist Consultant at GPHC and St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, concurrently serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Universidad Guyana. Fluent in basic French and Arabic, Dr. Ricardo brings a valuable linguistic dimension to her interactions in diverse cultural settings. Her proficiency in both collaborative team environments and independent work underscores her adaptability and versatility. Dr. Ricardo's approach to her work is characterized by tenacity and constancy, finding satisfaction in the dynamic challenges encountered daily."

Qualifications

  • MD, ISCM

Registrations

    Title: "Prevalence and Management Trends of Endocrine Disorders in a Specialized Hospital in Guyana: A Retrospective Analysis" Abstract: This research aims to investigate the prevalence and management patterns of endocrine disorders within a specialized hospital setting in Guyana. By conducting a comprehensive retrospective analysis of patient records spanning a specified period, we seek to identify the most prevalent endocrine disorders diagnosed and treated in this particular healthcare context. Additionally, the study aims to elucidate the demographic characteristics of the affected population, explore any notable trends or variations in the incidence of specific disorders, and assess the efficacy of prevailing treatment modalities. The findings from this research endeavor are anticipated to contribute valuable insights into the local epidemiology of endocrine disorders in Guyana, informing healthcare providers, policymakers, and researchers for more targeted and effective patient care strategies.

Awards and Recognitions

    Title: "Prevalence and Management Trends of Endocrine Disorders in a Specialized Hospital in Guyana: A Retrospective Analysis" Abstract: This research aims to investigate the prevalence and management patterns of endocrine disorders within a specialized hospital setting in Guyana. By conducting a comprehensive retrospective analysis of patient records spanning a specified period, we seek to identify the most prevalent endocrine disorders diagnosed and treated in this particular healthcare context. Additionally, the study aims to elucidate the demographic characteristics of the affected population, explore any notable trends or variations in the incidence of specific disorders, and assess the efficacy of prevailing treatment modalities. The findings from this research endeavor are anticipated to contribute valuable insights into the local epidemiology of endocrine disorders in Guyana, informing healthcare providers, policymakers, and researchers for more targeted and effective patient care strategies.

Research & Publications

    Title: "Prevalence and Management Trends of Endocrine Disorders in a Specialized Hospital in Guyana: A Retrospective Analysis" Abstract: This research aims to investigate the prevalence and management patterns of endocrine disorders within a specialized hospital setting in Guyana. By conducting a comprehensive retrospective analysis of patient records spanning a specified period, we seek to identify the most prevalent endocrine disorders diagnosed and treated in this particular healthcare context. Additionally, the study aims to elucidate the demographic characteristics of the affected population, explore any notable trends or variations in the incidence of specific disorders, and assess the efficacy of prevailing treatment modalities. The findings from this research endeavor are anticipated to contribute valuable insights into the local epidemiology of endocrine disorders in Guyana, informing healthcare providers, policymakers, and researchers for more targeted and effective patient care strategies.

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FAQ’s

Medicas allows you to consult an endocrinologist for a variety of hormonal and metabolic disorders. These may include diabetes, thyroid disorders, hormonal imbalances, adrenal disorders, pituitary gland issues, reproductive hormone disorders, and more.
To schedule an online consultation with an endocrinologist through Medicas, log in to your account and browse through the available endocrinologists. Select a convenient date and time for your consultation and follow the prompts to confirm your appointment. You will receive detailed instructions on how to connect for your virtual consultation.
Yes, discussing lab test results with the endocrinologist is an essential part of the consultation. You can share any relevant lab reports or diagnostic tests related to your hormonal or metabolic condition. The endocrinologist will review these results and provide insights, explanations, and recommendations based on the findings.
Absolutely! Medicas provides the opportunity to consult with endocrinologists who specialize in diabetes management. You can seek guidance on blood sugar control, insulin management, lifestyle modifications, dietary recommendations, and overall diabetes care. The endocrinologist can help you optimize your diabetes management plan.
Yes, endocrinologists can prescribe medications for hormonal conditions through Medicas if deemed necessary. They can provide prescriptions for medications related to diabetes, thyroid disorders, hormone replacement therapies, and other relevant treatments. The endocrinologist may also recommend lifestyle changes or non-pharmacological approaches depending on your condition.
Certainly! Medicas supports long-term management and follow-up care for hormonal and metabolic disorders. Endocrinologists can provide ongoing support, monitor your condition, and make necessary adjustments to your treatment plan. They can help you achieve optimal health and manage your condition effectively through virtual consultations.
When selecting a doctor for diabetes treatment, look for the specialization, experience, patient reviews and rating.
To schedule a doctor consultation through Medicas - register in the platform, select a doctor, book your slot and confirm the platform.
Doctors commonly treat various types of diabetes, including type 1, type 2, Gestational, Pre-Diabetes, Secondary Diabetes, Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY).
Yes, Medicas connect patients with healthcare providers, including doctors specializing in diabetes care through mobile app or telehealth platform.
See a diabetes specialist if you are Newly diagnosed, Uncontrolled blood sugar, Complex medical history (e.g., pregnant with diabetes), Difficulty managing diabetes, Potential complications arise etc.
Diabetes doctors work collaboratively to provide comprehensive care for individuals with diabetes, addressing both the management of diabetes itself and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of associated complications.
Osteoporosis is diagnosed using a bone density test called a DEXA scan (dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry). This test measures the density of bones in the hip and spine.
Osteoporosis mainly affects bones, especially the spine, hips, and wrists. These bones become weak and are more likely to break.
A deficiency in Vitamin D can cause osteoporosis. Vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium, which is crucial for maintaining strong bones.
A healthy diet rich in calcium and vitamin D is essential. This includes dairy products, leafy greens, fatty fish, and fortified foods.
Weight-bearing exercises like walking, jogging, and dancing help maintain bone strength. It's important to consult your doctor for a personalized exercise plan.
While complete reversal may not always be possible, osteoporosis can be managed effectively through medications, diet and weight bearing exercises.
Weak bones are more susceptible to breaking, even from minor falls. Fractures can be painful, debilitating, and sometimes life-threatening.
Use Medicas for booking an appointment with a top osteoporosis doctor by simply registering, selecting a slot and confirming the payment.
Look for the doctor with expertise in osteoporosis treatment, their experience and reviews in Medicas and select the best according to you amongst them.
Menopause typically occurs around age 45-55 when a woman's menstrual periods stop permanently.
Hormonal changes cause symptoms like hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, and changes in vaginal and urinary health.
Symptoms like irregular periods, hot flashes, mood changes, and changes in vaginal dryness may indicate menopause.
Early menopause refers to menopause occurring before age 45. Premature menopause is before age 40.
Menopause is considered complete when a woman has gone without menstruation for 12 consecutive months, typically around age 50.
Hot flashes (vasomotor symptoms) are often the most noticeable symptom of menopause.
No, menopause marks the end of fertility, and pregnancy is not possible after menopause.
Menopause is confirmed if menstrual periods have ceased for 12 consecutive months, without other underlying medical reasons.
Use Medicas for booking an appointment with a top menopause doctor by simply registering, selecting a slot and confirming the payment.
Look for the doctor with expertise in menopause treatment, their experience and reviews in Medicas and select the best according to you amongst them.

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