Dr. Shannon Bales, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismFemaleAge 43

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Dr. Shannon Bales, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Richland, WA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Bales has extensive experience in Thyroid Disorders, Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring, and Osteoporosis & Screening. She graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in 2006. She is affiliated with Kadlec Regional Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Shannon Bales, MD

Kadlec Regional Medical Center

1100 Goethals Dr Fl 1 Richland, WA 99352
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(509) 942-3288
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Bales

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Bales treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Bales treats other conditions, please contact the office at (509) 942-3288.

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the thyroid gland, including hyperparathyroidism, thyroid disease, and thyroid nodules.Compare with other Thyroid Disorders specialists.

Dr. Bales is experienced in the area of Thyroid Disorders. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Hypothyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Thyroid Goiter
Abnormal Thyroid
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Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring

Diabetes specialists manage and treat a range of diabetes-related conditions including type 1 and type 2 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis through procedures such as continuous glucose monitoring and insulin therapy.Compare with other Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring specialists.

Dr. Bales is experienced in the area of Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetes Type 1
Hypoglycemia
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Bales is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about her experience.

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Osteoporosis
Osteopenia
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Dr. Bales' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Dexamethasone Suppression Test
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperchylomicronemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Iodine Deficiency
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipedema
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Proteinuria
  • Rickets
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Subacute Thyroiditis
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Nodule Evaluation
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxicosis Factitia
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Water Deprivation Test

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Dr. Bales' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bales

4.9

Based on 11 ratings

5 Star
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Dr. Bales is an amazing doctor. She cares about her patients and won't give up until your better. Thank you Dr bales for all you do. Amanda Hagerty
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Amanda – Jan 04, 2023
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Dr. Bales and her staff are the best. I only wish I could have her for a doctor for everything. She is the smartest, sweetest Doctor. She has always remembered me from the first visit to see her.
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Tammy Frimodt – May 17, 2020
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whole staff as well as Doctor build very attentive polite and helpful. felt very good when leaving the office with her knowledge and resourcefulness.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
10 people found this helpful
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Carolyn kwaiser in Benton city 509.531.4633 – Jan 20, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Shannon Bales, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Richland, WA and has over 17 years of experience in the medical field. Dr....Read more

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

2006
Tulane University School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. Shannon Bales, MD accept any insurance plans?

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Does Dr. Shannon Bales, MD accept new patients?

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Shannon Bales, MD on Healthgrades. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Bales's profile.

What are Dr. Shannon Bales, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Bales specializes in Thyroid Disorders, Diabetes & Glucose Monitoring, and Osteoporosis & Screening. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Shannon Bales, MD treat?

Dr. Bales frequently treats the following conditions: Calcium Metabolism Disorders, Hypothyroidism, and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Shannon Bales, MD's office address?

Dr. Bales' office is located at 1100 Goethals Dr Fl 1, Richland, WA 99352. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Shannon Bales, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Bales provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Shannon Bales, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Shannon Bales, MD is affiliated with Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

Is Dr. Shannon Bales, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Shannon Bales, MD holds board certifications in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology.

How much experience does Dr. Shannon Bales, MD have?

Dr. Bales has over 16 years of healthcare experience.

Locations

Practice

Kadlec Regional Medical Center1100 Goethals Dr Fl 1 Richland, WA 99352
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Kadlec Clinic Endocrinology

Kadlec Clinic Endocrinology780 Swift Blvd Ste 130 Richland, WA 99352
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Kadlec Regional Medical Center

Richland, WA

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)