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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

Care Philosophy

1.The Patient comes 1st. 2.Our patients honor us by coming to our office.

Biography

Dr. Paul Norwood, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Fresno, CA. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Norwood is affiliated with Saint Agnes Medical Center and Clovis Community Medical Center.

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Dr. Norwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Norwood to family and friends
3.7
based on 67 total surveys (16 with reviews)
Dr. Norwood Says:

Thank you to my patients who have taken the time to leave a review. To those patients who have left reviews that show dissatisfaction, please take the time to contact our office and try us again. We aim to please and Dr. Norwood's expertise offers you the chance to feel better and live a more productive and happier life. 

Dr. Norwood's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (16)
in Fresno. Ca |
Smart, funny, great doctor
in Fresno,CA |
Nice, kind and intelligent
in Antioch, CA |
Dr Norwood is the best. He helps myself with my diabetes. It is much better
in Fresno, CA |
Fabulous doctor Honest Straightforward Pleasant Brilliant
in Fresno |
Great doctor
in Fresno |
We my wife and I have been Dr Norwood's patients for since 1995. My wife has several severe medical problems and I have diabetes. I have his cell number and have called him several times in emergency. He has always been there for us and my wife wouldn't be able to walk without him.
in Fresno |
I have felt dramatically better since meeting Dr Norwood I'm an ER nurse and know who good doctors are and he's the best. I have lost 20 pounds I feel so much better.
in Fremont, CA |
Dr Norwood is the kindness, most intelligent, and giving doctor. Recommended highly.
Lemoore, CA |
Gracia's Dr. Norwood por tomarse El tempo de explicarme como cuidar mejor de mi salud siendo una paciente diabetica tipo dos. Yo lo recomiendo como mi mejor doctor altamente acreditado y efectivo dandome la oportunidad de llevar una vida mas normal como paciente diabetica Gracias...
Fresno, CA |
Dr Norwood has been nothing but kind and generous to me. He is very straight forward and has your best interest. He knows exactly what he is doing and I trust in his abilities. You can tell when you come into the office that he has had a lot of experience and knows how to handle a variety of different people.
in Clovis, CA |
After reading reviews from patients saying all he did was dx them with depression,I was hesitant, but optimistic. He didn't even feel my neck, and disregarded my thyroid nodule that has been found. Rather he zoned in on my symptoms, which are consistent with hypothyroidism, and dx'd me with depression and prescribed me with depression meds, including Ritalin. I won't be going back and am getting a second opinion.
in Fresno, CA |
I was charged for an appointment I never was informed I had. Someone in the office had taken down my information wrong from another doctor so I was never contacted about the appointment. Never even bothered to send a letter, which of course they had my correct address. Not a word from this clinic. I've called and written letters and they continued to charge me. Now I am forced into paying it because it went to collections. Incompetent people who obviously don't care.
in Clovis, CA |
I have been a patient of Dr Norwood for over 12 years. Dr. Norwood and his staff go above and beyond for their patients. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
in Clovis, CA |
After reading some of the reviews on Dr Norwood, I thought he would not be a compassionate person. I'm a patient of his now two years and I really like him. He's staight foward, compassionate, very helpful and has been willing to help me out more than almost any other Doctor I've seen. Nice guy, smart and I don't wait for a long time at my appointments. I would definitely recommend him to others.
in Los Banos, CA |
I do NOT RECOMMEND THIS DOCTOR. His ego is totally put of control. On the other hand, if you want to become addicted to heavy painkillers, he's your guy! When the hospital doctors discovered the drugs Dr. Norwood prescribed, they were all seriously concerned enough to call him. His response? He refused to treat me. Very unprofessional.
in Fresno, CA |
Dr. Norwood is professional, yet warm and friendly in his demeanor, as is his entire staff. There is a very pleasant and welcoming atmosphere. Doctor takes all the time necessary for exam, communication, etc., in my experience. While that may mean a little more time in the waiting room, when I leave I feel confident. All my questions have been answered, I know what to expect, I'm familiar with the medication prescribed, why it was prescribed and what it will do, as well as side effects.
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Dr. Norwood's Care Philosophy

1.The Patient comes 1st. 2.Our patients honor us by coming to our office.

Dr. Norwood says...

I have been sought by the FDA and other agencies to offer my expertise in a variety of areas, including medications, diagnoses and treatment plans. 

I am knowledgeable and able to solve difficult cases. 

Most of all, I care and I will do my best to make my patients' lives better. 

Dr. Norwood says...

Thank you to my patients who have taken the time to leave a review. To those patients who have left reviews that show dissatisfaction, please take the time to contact our office and try us again. We aim to please and Dr. Norwood's expertise offers you the chance to feel better and live a more productive and happier life. 

Dr. Norwood'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
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Fellow American College of Physicians, 1/1/2000
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Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolinemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Univ. Of Calif Irvine-Long Beach Va

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Univ. Of Calif. Irvine-Long Beach Va

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Ca Davis

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    University of California at Santa Barbara

    Graduated in 1975

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism

Procedures Performed

  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
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