Top Doctors 2018: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Part of our 18th annual list of the region's best physicians

By Edited by Virginia Smyth

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March 1, 2018

This article originally appeared in the April 2018 issue of Seattle Magazine.

This article appears in print in the April 2018 issue, as part of the Top Doctors cover story. Click here to subscribe.

These specialists are concerned with the thyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands, among others, as well as nutritional disorders, sexual disorders and conditions such as diabetes and hypertension. Endocrinologists are also internal medicine specialists.

Bradley Anawalt, M.D., hypogonadism, male reproductive endocrinology, osteoporosis in men; Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4245 NE Roosevelt Way St., Roosevelt Building, Seattle, 206.598.6288; University of Washington Medical Center; University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, 1989 

Anthony DeSantis, M.D.,* diabetes, thyroid disorders, pituitary disorders; Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.4882; University of Washington Medical Center; Albany Medical College, 1993 

11 Years Kenneth M. Gross, M.D., thyroid disorders and thyroid cancers, adrenal disease and pituitary disease, male reproduction disorders; The Polyclinic, Endocrinology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.2389; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine, 1976 

13 Years Irl B. Hirsch, M.D.,* diabetes; Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.4882; University of Washington Medical Center; University of Missouri, Columbia School of Medicine, 1984 

Grace A. Lee, M.D., diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis; Virginia Mason, Endocrinology, 1203 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6624; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1998 

Michael Tamber, M.D., thyroid disorders, thyroid cancer, transgender; The Everett Clinic, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5431; Providence Regional Medical Center-Everett; Tulane University School of Medicine, 2000 

Gunjan L. Tykodi, M.D., thyroid disorders, thyroid cancer, pituitary disorders; Kaiser Permanente Capitol Hill Medical Center, 125 16th Ave. E, Seattle, 206.326.3000; Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, 1995 

 

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