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Dr. James Speed, MD

Endocrinology ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Speed

Dr. James Speed, MD is an endocrinology specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center in 1982 and specializes in endocrinology.


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(970) 810-4676

Dr. Speed accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Whole Health Colorado Front Range
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Speed's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Dr. Speed treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Speed treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Diabetes Type 1
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Speed treats Diabetes Type 1 more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Speed treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Thyroid Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Speed treats Thyroid Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Speed treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Speed's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Care Philosophy

I feel it is a privilege to participate in providing individualized health care options to achieve optimal outcomes for the patient.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Fellowship Hospital
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Residency Hospital
1982
University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
Medical School
1982

Awards

Dr. Speed's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Speed

4.2

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(21)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
14.285714285714286%
(4)

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Dr. Speed is an AMAZING doctor. He takes lots if time to explain everything and has even called after hours to check on things. However, his office is the worst doctors office I have ever dealt with. It often takes at minimum 4 orn5 phone calls to get a prescription refilled. That is after the...Read More
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I appreciate how Dr. Speed follows up my visit with a phone call to see how I am doing
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Dr. Speed is one of the only Endocrinologist that has ever listen to my concerns and cares about the outcome, even better than my VA primary care doctor.
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I think the world of Dr. Speed. He listens, he is respectful of his patients and their needs, and he is an expert in his field. Five stars all around. Highly recommended.
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I had been through the medical gauntlet and multiple providers. The personalized care and remedial attention given by Dr. Speed changed everything for me. He is patient and compassionate, and through my medical Up’s and Down’s I have always felt like I have had someone “In my corner” with Dr....Read More
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