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Dr. Richard Pollen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 87

Dr. Pollen

Dr. Richard Pollen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 59 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1956 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.


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Dr. Pollen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollen treats Thyroid Disease more than 96% of his peers

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

Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollen treats Hypothyroidism more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pollen treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Abnormal Thyroid
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pollen treats Abnormal Thyroid more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Pollen treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Pollen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Pollen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 59 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1956 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Am College Endocrinology
Fellowship Hospital
1961
Uc San Francisco Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1960
University Wash Hosps
Residency Hospital
1957
Strong Meml Hospital
Internship Hospital
1956
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1961
1960
1957
1956

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Based on 5 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Wonderful Doctor! So knowledgeable about thyroid disease. Gives time to patients.
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