Top Doctors 2019: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Part of our 19th annual list of the region's best physicians

This article appears in print in the April 2019 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 osteoporosis and reproductive endocrinology, thyroid disorders; Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center at University of Washington Medical Center–Roosevelt, 4245 NE Roosevelt Way, Seattle, 206.598.6288; University of Washington Medical Center; University of California Davis School of Medicine, 1989

Shannon Heitritter, M.D.,* thyroid disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, parathyroid disorders; The Polyclinic Madison Center, Endocrinology, 904 Seventh Ave., Seattle, 206.860.5572; Swedish Medical Center–Cherry Hill campus; Harvard Medical School, 2000

Irl B. Hirsch, M.D., diabetes and endocrinology; University of Washington Medical Center, Diabetes Care Center, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, 206.598.4882; University of Missouri School of Medicine, 1984

Grace A. Lee, M.D., diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis; Virginia Mason Medical Center, Endocrinology, 1201 Terry Ave., Seattle, 206.223.6627; Virginia Mason Medical Center; Cornell University, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1998

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

Michael D. Williams, M.D., thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, pituitary disorders; The Polyclinic Madison Center, 747 Broadway Ave., Seattle, 206.860.4503; Swedish Medical Center–First Hill; University of North Carolina School of Medicine, 2002

Alan Wong, M.D., thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, diabetes; The Everett Clinic, Founders Building, Endocrinology, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5431; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Drexel University College of Medicine, 2000

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