Dr. Mervyn Lifschitz, MD

Dr. Mervyn Lifschitz, MD

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Endocrinology  |  
Male  |  
71 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Mervyn Lifschitz, MD is an endocrinology doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 48 years.

Mervyn Lifschitz MD

4545 E 9th Ave Ste 310

Denver, CO 80220
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lifschitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Osteoporosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Pretoria
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lifschitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lifschitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lifschitz to family and friends
3.8
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lifschitz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I think Dr. Lifschitz is a good doctor with great depth and breadth of knowledge. He is caring and willing to spend time with his patients. The only negative about his practice is it is technologically in the dark ages. There is no computer system to help with ordering medication or referrals. ...more
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Dr. Lifschitz was recommended by a close friend. He is an extremely personable and uplifting doctor, who can always make me smile. I drive 1 1/2 hours each way to see him, and he is always willing to take me in early or even late, knowing that traffic is often unreliable. Dr. Lifschitz is not...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lifschitz accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Lifschitz has admitting privileges

Rose Medical Center
4567 E 9th Ave
Denver, CO 80220
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