Dr. Tessie Otero-Truitt, MD

Dr. Tessie Otero-Truitt, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 58
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Tessie Otero-Truitt, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in South Boston, VA. She is 58 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

2232 Wilborn Ave Ste B

South Boston, VA 24592

Contact Information

(434) 575-5844

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Hyperthyroidism
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more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
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more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
59

Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Aspiration or Injection of Thyroid Cyst
  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • St Georges U
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Tulane U, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Saint Michaels Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Saint Michaels Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • St Michaels Mc Seton Hall University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Otero-Truitt has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Otero-Truitt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Otero-Truitt to family and friends
1.9
based on 16 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Otero-Truitt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    FAIR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in South Boston, VA |
I had an excellent experience with this practice. very knowledgeable and efficient to deal with, would recommend to others.
in South Boston |
The doctor is friendly and proffesional. The staff not so much. Office is clean and orderly. The check in process a bit slow. The ask the same questions even if you were just in. Make it seem lije thr dont know you.
in Brookneal VA |
I thought she was very thorough in her questions and test requested and was prompt she answered all my questions in terms easy for us to understand.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Otero-Truitt accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Otero-Truitt has admitting privileges

Danville Regional Medical Center
142 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541
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Sentara Halifax Regional Health System
2204 Wilborn Ave
South Boston, VA 24592
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