Dr. Melissa Loughney, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism •  Female • Age 61
  
Dr. Loughney
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Sislen & Associates

1120 19th St Nw Ste 200 Washington, DC 20036

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(202) 296-0670

Dr. Melissa Loughney, MD is a Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Washington, DC. Dr. Loughney has more experience with Diabetes and Thyroid Disorders than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Loughney to book an appointment.


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  • Low Wait Times
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Dr. Loughney accepts the following insurance:

Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus

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Practice Areas

Diabetes

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes specialists.

Typically treats 81% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Loughney treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Diabetes Type 2
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Loughney treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Diabetes Counseling
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney performs Diabetes Counseling more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Loughney performs this procedure more than 86% of their peers

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Graves' Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney treats Graves' Disease more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Loughney treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Goiter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney treats Goiter more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Loughney treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Thyroid Cyst
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Loughney treats Thyroid Cyst more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Loughney treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

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Dr. Loughney's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst

Dr. Loughney's Reviews

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About Me

I believe in helping patients learn more about their diseases in order to make informed choices about their management and treatment. I spend time explaining current information and treatment strategies for different medical illnesses in order to hel...Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

1994
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1990
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1988
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital

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Locations

Sislen & Associates

Sislen & Associates1120 19th St Nw Ste 200 Washington, DC 20036
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average