Dr. Edward C. La Cava, MD

Dr. Edward C. La Cava, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male | 65 years old

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Dr. La Cava specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Kirkland, WA. He practices at 2 locations.

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3.5
based on 24 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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in Sammamish, WA |
My wife and I both went to see Dr. La Cava on separate occasions and we would not recommend this doctor. He told my wife after two pregnancies with twins that she doesn't have anything wrong and she just needs to do more SIT UPS. Well as it turns out she had GI issues including SIBO, IBS, and gallbladder problems. He told me that I didn't have any hormone issues yet three other doctors all diagnosed me with adrenal and testosterone and other disorders. He and his associates are horrible!
in Woodinville, WA |
Overall is interested in providing care and is focused on helping you manage diabetes better. Not condescending and discusses goals that make sense offering support and help. Access to him is good except first appointment. Could be better about follow up, leaves voice mail but would be better to get time on calendar to talk. He's as busy as I am, I'm not waiting by the phone either. No reason for phone tag.
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Dr. La Cava's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Autonomous De Guadalajara

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    La County Usc Mc

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Southern California Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Southern California School Of Medicine / Division Of Endocrinology and Metabolism
    University Of Washington School Of Medicine / Va Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling

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