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Dr. Richard Santen, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 79

Dr. Santen

Dr. Richard Santen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1965 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(434) 982-4263

Dr. Santen accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Santen's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoporosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santen treats Osteoporosis more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Santen treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Thyroid Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santen treats Thyroid Disease more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Santen treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Thyroid Cyst
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Santen treats Thyroid Cyst more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Santen treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Santen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Santen, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1965 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1971
University Wash
Fellowship Hospital
1969
University Mich Hospital
Residency Hospital
1967
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
Residency Hospital
1966
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Med Center
Internship Hospital
1965
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1971
1969
1967
1966
1965

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I can't say enough accolades about Dr. Santen. He truly cares about his patients and calls them at home to make sure they are doing well. Besides being a well respected doctor who travels the world lecturing he is very personal and makes you feel comfortable.
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Dr. Santen has followed my persistent thyroid cancer for a number of years.
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