Dr. James Etzkorn, MD

Dr. James Etzkorn, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. James Etzkorn, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from St Louis Univ Sch Of Med in 1973 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

2821 N Ballas Rd Ste 116

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 995-9718

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
more than 89% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 88% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated

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  • St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University St Louis Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University St Louis Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Harvard University Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. James Etzkorn, MD
Dr. Etzkorn is an exceptional endocrinologist, who worked diligently throughout my pregnancy to manage symptoms of hypocalcemia and prevent complications. I have seen 2 other endocrinologist in St. Louis and feel he is by far superior in patient care and disease management. I know my health is in...Read More
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Lindsey in St Louis, MO – Sep 07, 2017
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Went to over 10 years ago, very knowledgeable and informative! Had a huge goiter and I had my thyroid removed. I have tried to go back to Dr. Etzcorn but can't get past office secretary??She said he IS NOT taking any new patients, and I explained I wasn't a NEW patient-but she insisted I was...Read More
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Ballwin, MO – Feb 03, 2017
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One of the most knowledgeable endocrinologists! He doesn't beat around the bush and tell you what you want to hear. He tells you what you need to hear in order to take care of yourself. I guess some people don't like that but that is what makes a great doctor.
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Nathan T in St Louis, MO – Jul 14, 2016
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He's such an amazing and thorough physician. He really listens and takes a genuine interest and concern for his patients health.
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Julie in St Louis, MO – Dec 31, 2015
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