Dr. Richard Pollen, MD

Dr. Richard Pollen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 86
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Dr. Richard Pollen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 58 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1956 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, endocrinology & metabolism, and more.

8401 Connecticut Ave PH

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 942-2212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 94% of peers
Graves' Disease
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Pollen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

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*

30  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pollen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pollen's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pollen to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Pollen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Wonderful Doctor! So knowledgeable about thyroid disease. Gives time to patients.
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