Dr. William Cushard Jr, MD

Dr. William Cushard Jr, MD

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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80 y/o
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Dr. William Cushard Jr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 51 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and nuclear medicine.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cushard Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Graves' Disease
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Dr. Cushard Jr treats Graves' Disease more than 100% of his peers

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

Thyroid Disease
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Dr. Cushard Jr treats Thyroid Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Cushard Jr treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cushard Jr treats Hypothyroidism more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cushard Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Cushard Jr's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Blood Sugar Monitoring
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Diabetes
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
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Injection Therapy
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Metabolic Disorders
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Retina Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Cushard Jr, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 51 years. He specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and nuclear medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Nuclear Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nuclear Medicine

Education

  • 1971
    Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1971
  • 1968
    University Penn Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1968
  • 1967
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital
    1967
  • 1966
    Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1966
  • 1965
    Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1965
  • 1964
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1964

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As to blood work that needs to be done. It would help, if, on the blood work order sheet, it specified if the patient needs to fast or not. Also, if there is a test (such as Cortisol) that needs to be done before 9AM, it would help if that was also specified on the blood work order.
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I have gone to Dr. Cushard for close to 15 years. I drive all the way from Red Bluff to see him annually. He's a very smart man and reads my labs and explains the results to me. He recommended the surgeon to me when I had my thyroid out and he did an excellent job. I find him mild mannered and easy...Read More
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Worse Dr I have ever been to in my entire life. He doesn't trust any advances in the treatment of Hashimoto's and even went so far as to tell me that if it isn't in any of the original research of Dr Hashimoto's it doesn't exist - i.e Hashimoto's encephalopathy. He began to yell at me about the...Read More
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I was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Dr. Cushard would have misdiagnosed me if I hadn't been proactive and requested a biopsy. Once he realized it was cancer, he was defensive, lacked empathy, and told me I would need my thyroid removed. After meeting with my Surgeon, I was given the...Read More
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I've had one appointment so far. Dr. Cushard asked a lot of questions to set up a detailed timeline of my symptoms and conditions. He seemed genuinely interested in finding an answer to my symptoms. He's also reaching out to various other sources to collect all my relevant medical information. I'm...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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