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Dr. Steven Kunkel, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Kunkel

Kadlec Clinic Endocrinology

1100 Goethals Dr Ste A Richland, WA 99352

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Dr. Steven Kunkel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Richland, WA. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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(509) 942-3288

Dr. Kunkel accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Kunkel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Testicular Dysfunction
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Dr. Kunkel treats Testicular Dysfunction more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kunkel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
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Dr. Kunkel treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kunkel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kunkel treats Diabetes With Renal Manifestations more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kunkel treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kunkel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Kunkel, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Richland, WA. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

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He is awesome, and so is his staff.
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I have always felt like Dr Kunkel paid attention to my questions and gave me answers that I could understand. Trust me, I ask a lot of questions. In this day in age of medicine one needs to be their own advocate. His nurse and office have always been responsive to my calls.
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Fantastic doctor, Knowledge is extensive and sufficient, I believe he truly knows what he's doing.
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Always friendly and smiling. Doesn't try to make the experience feel clinical. He also tries to make a personal connection. He doesn't try to make you feel guilty about whatever your health situation may be, even if some of the blame may lie with you; he assumes you already know that and focuses on treatment. Some of these may not be for everyone, but I found them quite nice.
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He needs to pay more attention to patient's questions and be more lucid in his explanation than being oblique.
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Worst doctor! I went to see him for one reason and he went off in another direction. Waste of time.
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He is smart, nice, and takes the time to listen to you.
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