Dr. Richard Failor, MD

Dr. Richard Failor, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Richard Failor, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ in 1977 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

908 Jefferson St Fl 5

Seattle, WA 98104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 96% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

59  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Mt Sinai Sch Of Med Of Ny Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Cedars Sinai Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Failor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Failor to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Failor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Failor’s for close to four years. He has always had the upmost professional disposition while being personal enough to express genuinely concern about me. I leave always feeling heard. I know it doesn’t mean much, but even when I’ve seen him a whole year later, he has...more
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