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THYROID TOP DOCTORS DIRECTORY
UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL

A Top Doc for thyroid patients -- whether hypothyroid, hyperthyroid, or facing other thyroid problems -- is a doctor who listens, cares, has an open mind, wants us to understand and participate in our treatment decisions, and isn't beholden to a particular drug company. Thyroid Top Doctors are endocrinologists, thyroid specialists, thyroid surgeons, thyroidologists, integrative physicians, and other practitioner who have been highly recommended by patients. These are doctors and practitioner who have been freely nominated by patients, or who want to make their innovative ideas available to patients. These are NOT doctors who have been paid off by pharmaceutical companies or who pay to be listed in directories.

Above all...a Top Thyroid Doctor is one who signs on to the motto: "We're Patients...NOT Lab Values!"

Here's a compilation of practitioners, as recommended by patients, assembled by Mary Shomon.

Note: being listed in the Top Thyroid Doctors Directory doesn't mean a doctor is the right one for you. Doctors all have different bedside manners, openness to alternatives, styles, and financial arrangements. Some doctors accept Medicare and/or insurance, some don't. Always call the doctor's office before going in for your first appointment, to find out more about the doctor's philosophy, approach, costs, and other important factors. Please let me know if you have feedback -- positive or negative -- about doctors listed here, or would like to recommend your "top" doctor.

Thanks! -- Mary
TELL US ABOUT YOUR DOCTOR!

Become part of the movement for better care! Help keep great doctors in business and encourage more doctors to properly treat thyroid patients by recommending the smart, caring, innovative practitioner who treats your thyroid condition. We might include him or her on the Top Docs Directory! And if you have criticism or feedback about a listed doctor, please let us know now!

Why is a Particular Doctor No Longer Listed?

Doctors who were previously listed here are removed for a number of reasons.
* The doctor has requested that his/her listings be removed because: he/she does not agree with this site’s philosophy or patient-orientation; the practice is too busy and can’t accept new patients; the doctor does not feel comfortable handling complicated thyroid problems; the doctor did not agree with what was said in the patient recommendations; or the doctor said “take me off the list” and offered no explanation.
* The doctor has moved, retired, or died.
* The doctor has lost his/her license, or given up his/her license, and is no longer practicing medicine.
* Patients have provided negative input about the doctor that is of sufficient concern that, in the opinion of the editor, the doctor should no longer be on the Top Thyroid Doctors List.
* Thyroid Top Doctors would face legal concerns if we published specific information about why patients had negative opinions about doctors, or if we shared a doctor’s occasional ranting ”take me off” email, or if we publicized doctors with licensing problems. So please, if you see that a doctor has been taken off the list and want to know why, talk to the doctor directly. If you write to us to ask why a doctor was taken off the list, we’re sorry, but we won’t be able to answer you or share that information.


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TOP THYROID DOCS LISTING FOR U.S. STATES

Click on your state or region to find out the Top Docs for your area.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Vermont
Washington
Washington, D.C.
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming


SPECIALIZED DOCTORS' DATABASES (U.S.)

Find Doctors Who Prescribe Armour Thyroid -- a database from Forest Pharmaceuticals

Find Doctors Who Prescribe Thyrolar -- a database from Forest Pharmaceuticals




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The results are confidential. And you can track changes in your results using MyMedLabs' free "Personal Health Record (PHR)" online. Of course, you'll need to review your results with your physician, but this allows you, the patient, to take the first steps toward getting the tests you need to live well!

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TOP THYROID DOCS LISTING -- INTERNATIONAL

Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
Britain
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Canada
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
England
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia / Former U.S.S.R.
Germany
Ghana
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Holland/Netherlands
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jamaica
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea-North
Korea-South
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Martinique
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
Mongolia
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar/Burma
Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Norway
New Zealand
Oman
Pakistan
Palestine/West Bank/Gaza Strip
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Romania/Rumania
Russia
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Serbia and Montenegro
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Swaziland
Sweden
Switzerland
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales)
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Virgin Islands
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe


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IMPORTANT NOTE: Mary Shomon, the patients who have recommended these physicians and practitioners, or physicians and practitioners who have recommended/listed themselves make no guarantees or warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information provided here. Mary Shomon, patients writing in to recommend their doctors, and the doctors/practitioners themselves assume no responsibility for any services provided by listed physicians or practitioners. It is your responsibility to investigate any physician with whom you plan to have a consultation, and you consult with physicians listed here expressly at your own risk.

Sticking Out Our Necks and this website are © Copyright Mary Shomon, 1997-2009. All rights reserved. Mary Shomon, Thyroid-Info.com, PO Box 565, Kensington, MD 20895.

All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician or health practitioner before starting a new fitness regimen.