Dr. Richard Pollen, MD

Dr. Richard Pollen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 86
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Pollen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Kensington, MD. He is 86 years old and has been practicing for 61 years. Dr. Pollen is affiliated with Suburban Hospital.

10400 Connecticut Ave Ste 606

Kensington, MD 20895

Contact Information

(301) 942-2212

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • 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
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
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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

Dr. Pollen does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Pollen and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Pollen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pollen to family and friends
4.0
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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)
in Middletown, MD |
Wonderful Doctor! So knowledgeable about thyroid disease. Gives time to patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pollen accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Pollen has admitting privileges

Suburban Hospital
8600 Old Georgetown Rd
Bethesda, MD 20814
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