Published on August 08, 2018

Essentia Health Welcomes Dr. Kannan Kasturi

Kannan Kasturi, MD Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology

Dr. Kannan Kasturi, a pediatric endocrinologist, has joined the Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Department at the Essentia Health-Duluth Clinic in Duluth, Minnesota.

“I was drawn to this opportunity by beautiful Lake Superior and the warmth of the people I’ve met here,” says Dr. Kasturi. “The interactions I had during my interviews were incredible and definitely influenced my decision.”

Dr. Kasturi earned a medical degree from the University of Seychelles American Institute of Medicine in Victoria, Seychelles. He completed a residency in pediatrics at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

Dr. Kasturi specializes in pediatric endocrinology, which focuses on hormones and their effect in children. “Hormones play a vital role in everyone, through all stages in life, but are especially significant in growing kids,” he explains.  “Minor imbalances in hormone levels can cause a lot of problems, so early detection and correction of these imbalances can be life changing.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Kasturi, call (218) 786-3029. To see his full profile, visit EssentiaHealth.org.

To coordinate interviews, photos, and/or video, contact the media relations team.

Like most websites, we use cookies and other technologies to keep our website reliable, secure, and to better understand how our site is used. By using our site, you agree to our use of these tools. Learn more.