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Dr. Shannon Heitritter

Endocrinology
Seattle, WA
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Seattle, WA

Address

1145 Broadway, Seattle, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Cigna

First Choice Health

First Health

Great West Healthcare

Humana

MultiPlan

National Provider Network

Northwest One/Interplan

One Health

PacifiCare

Premera Blue Cross

Railroad Medicare

Regence

Three Rivers Provider Network

Uniform Medical Plan

UnitedHealthcare

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Specialties
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Endocrinology

Doctor Q&A

7 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
I : I wanted to start by reassuring you that hyperthyroidism is very treatable! the first step will be for your endocrinologist to determine the underlyin... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
Congratulations : Congratulations on your pregnancy! would recommend that you ask your doctor to check your thyroid levels at your upcoming visit. Many women require a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
How : How frustrating! you may want to ask your doctor to check your fasting sugar and Insulin levels (to rule out diabetes or Insulin resistance), your thy... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
This : This is a great question. The symptoms of hypothyroidism are: fatigue, cold intolerance, constipation, dry skin, dry hair, hair loss, a slower heart r... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
The : The good news is that your thyroid levels should normalize over the next few months with appropriate treatment. Be sure to have your doctor monitor yo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
These : These are good questions. The only way to know for sure if you have diabetes would be to check your blood sugar levels.If you want to check your own b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shannon Heitritter
Endocrinology 22 years experience
These : These symptoms can be suggestive of diabetes. The way to know for sure would be to have a lab test done. You can either have a fasting blood sugar dra... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Heitritter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine

Affiliations

Endocrine Society
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
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