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Dr. Richard Failor, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
Dr. Richard Failor, MD
3.8 (10 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Failor, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Seattle, WA.
Dr. Richard Failor, MD
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Dr. Richard Failor, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism*
Seattle, WA
Accepting new patients
47 years of experience
Dr. Richard Failor, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Seattle, WA.
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Dr. Richard Failor, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Seattle, WA and has 47 years experience. They graduated from City University of New York School of Medicine in 1977 and completed a residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.They currently practice at Endocrine Care Center at UW Medical Center – Roosevelt and are affiliated with UW Medical Center-Montlake. Dr. Failor has experience treating conditions like Endocrine Gland Cancer, Neuroendocrine Tumors and Thyroid Cancer among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Failor received an average rating of 3.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 10 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Failor is board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 Endocrine Care Center at UW Medical Center – Roosevelt
    4245 Roosevelt Way NE Fl 3, Seattle, WA 98105

Experience and Background Check

Endocrine Gland Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Thyroid Cancer
Endocrine Gland Cancer
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Thyroid Cancer
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hypothalamus Cancer
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenal Insufficiency
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cushing's Syndrome
Hypercalcemia
Hypothyroidism
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroiditis
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dyslipidemia
Goiter
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Graves' Disease
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypogonadism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pheochromocytoma
Primary Adrenocortical Insufficiency
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Hypertension
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Nodule
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vitamin_Deficiency
Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Abnormal Thyroid
Acromegaly and Gigantism
Carcinoid Syndrome
Chronic Thyroiditis
Congenital Hypothyroidism
Congenital Hypothyroidism without Goiter
Conn's Syndrome
Craniopharyngioma
Diabetes
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Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetic Coma
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Drug Induced Adrenocortical Insufficiency
Female Infertility
Gynecomastia
Hemochromatosis
Hungry Bone Syndrome
Hyperaldosteronism
Hyperkalemia
Hyperprolactinemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypopituitarism Following Procedure
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lipedema
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Lipoprotein Disorders
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malignant Pituitary Gland Tumor
Menstrual Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Morbid Obesity
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Type 1 (MEN 1)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Type 2A (MEN 2A)
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Obesity
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Overweight
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Renal Hyperparathyroidism
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Subacute Thyroiditis
Symptomatic Menopause
Thyroid Goiter
Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
Testosterone Replacement Therapy

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Aug 13, 2022
Dr. Failor is very knowledgable and is great at keeping me updated about my health.
Penelope — Aug 13, 2022
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Richard Failor, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Seattle, WA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from City University of New York School of Medicine in 1977. He specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.
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Specialties*
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • City University of New York School of Medicine
    1977
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    1978
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    1980
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Washington
    1985
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Failor, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Failor's profile.

Dr. Failor frequently treats the following conditions: Endocrine Gland Cancer, Neuroendocrine Tumors and Thyroid Cancer. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Richard Failor, MD is affiliated with UW Medical Center-Montlake.

Yes, Dr. Richard Failor, MD holds board certification in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Failor has over 47 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • UW Medical Center-Montlake

    1959 NE Pacific St, Seattle, WA

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