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.
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
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 Washington Medical Center
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
Alan Wong, M.D., thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, diabetes; The Everett Clinic, Endocrinology, 3901 Hoyt Ave., Everett, 425.339.5431; Providence Regional Medical Center Everett
A guide to the abbreviations used in this list to indicate medical and professional degrees:
DMD Doctor of Dental Medicine
D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy
MBA Master of Business Administration
MBChB Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (U.K. and other countries outside the U.S.)
M.D. Doctor of Medicine
MPH Master of Public Health
MSCE Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology
MS/MSCI Master of Science (many countries outside the U.S.)
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy (doctorate)
Each physician’s primary practice location is listed after their specialties; additional hospital affiliations follow.
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