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michaelshannon

Michael H Shannon, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Endocrinology, Diabetes

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Geriatric Medicine

Patient Rating

4.8 / 5

2555 Marvin Rd NE
Lacey, WA 98516
P: (360) 413-4250
F: (360) 412-2262
Chair, Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinical Advancement Team - Providence Health & Services

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Overview

Gender

Male

Expertise

Dr. Shannon is an endocrinologist, the field of medicine dealing with the actions of hormones in the body, the glands that secrete those hormones and the metabolic consequences of those hormones. He is an expert in many areas within endocrinology, including the treatment of diabetes and thyroid disorders, among others.

Education

Medical School

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Residency

University of Washington, Seattle

Fellowship

University of Washington, Seattle

  • Geriatric Medicine Fellow
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellow

Achievements

Awards & Achievements

Michael H. Shannon, MD, is an endocrinologist with Providence Medical Group in Olympia, Washington.  He is the Chair of the Endocrine/Diabetes Clinical Advancement Team for Providence Health and Services, a 35-hospital integrated health system.  He serves as the Medical Director for his region’s Accountable Care Network, dedicated to quality metrics and reductions in the total cost of care.  He also serves as the lead physician informaticist developing ambulatory medical specialties in EPIC for Providence Health and Services.

  
Dr. Shannon graduated from medical school at the University of California, San Diego, and then he went on to perform an internal medicine residency, geriatrics fellowship, and endocrinology fellowship at the University of Washington.  He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington.

Publications

Dr. Shannon has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals, including in the New England Journal of Medicine, Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Archives of Surgery, Neuropeptides and elsewhere. He has conducted original research and writing on topics including gherlin and hunger, obesity, hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in nesidioblastosis, opioid effects on the gastrointestinal system, dyslipidemia in the elderly, Gherlin and gastric bypass surgery, and interactions of oxytocin and vasopressin, among others.

He has also authored book chapters, including one in Johns Hopkins Textbook of Lipidology, entitled "Dyslipidemia in the Elderly" and a chapter regarding hormonal mechanisms in bariatric surgery, published in Clinical and Physiological Aspects of Bariatric Surgery.

Dr. Shannon has also given over 25 national and regional presentations on topics in endocrinology, including regarding thyroid disease, non-insulin diabetes management, continuous glucose monitoring, lipid trials, LDL levels, lipids in the elderly and many more.

Interests

Community

  • American Diabetes Association, Washington Chapter, Community Leadership Board. Chair, Professional Education Committee.
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle Donor, Hands-On Children's Museum and St Peter Hospital Foundation

Medical Interests

Thyroid disease, diabetes in pregnancy, pituitary disease, testosterone disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome

Professional Organizations

Dr. Shannon serves on the Providence Medical Group Ambulatory Quality Council, SWR Leadership Council, and Care Management Steering Committee.   He is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, Washington State Medical Association and the Thurston-Mason Medical Society.

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (134 Ratings, 57 Comments)

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07/27/2016
Dr. Shannon and his team are the best!
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07/27/2016
very thorough, listens to all concerns, best provider
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07/17/2016
Dr. very interested in my health and all of my extended family , would and have recommended Dr. Shannon to others.
90

06/30/2016
l appreciate Dr. Shannon's willingness to discuss current developments related to the treatment of osteoporosis.
100

06/21/2016
a feeling of well/being and concerned care
100

06/20/2016
I had several questions for Dr. Shannon and he always takes the time to answer them and go above and beyond to help :)
90

06/19/2016
Dr. Shannon is great to work with. Gives clear information, is interested in my well-being and always treats me with respect. He is clearly knowledgeable. I only see him once a year, but feel he provides me great care.
100

06/16/2016
Dr. Shannon is the ultimate doctor to have. He is compassionate, caring, knowledgeable and professional. I always feel better about my overall health after talking to Dr. Shannon
90

06/15/2016
Dr. Shannon always inquires about how my other doctors are integrating my health care. He treats me with great respect, even with a complicated health history.
100

06/08/2016
He's Fantastic! wish more providers were like him!
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05/23/2016
Dr. Shannon is exceptional & clinically superior to most MD's I have worked with [...]. His capacity to listen, hear, correlate, comprehend & utilize ALL data, new & historic is remarkable. He is the ONLY provider I've ever known or had that actually concerns himself @ every visit with the whole person. He reviews ALL new events in family, social, emotional areas & TX done with all other providers & modalities. He know his cases intimately. Already have given many referrals & we sing his praises all the time.
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05/17/2016
Dr Shannon is one of the best doctors I've ever encountered. He cares about me. He speaks in a way I understand. He clearly wants what's the best for me
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05/15/2016
A very good experience. Most helpful and caring.
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05/10/2016
Dr. Michael Shannon is rated high on my list as one of if not the best provider I have sought care from.
100

05/08/2016
Dr Shannon is an outstanding Doctor, who remembers incredible details even years later. He has a very unique personality, but always makes sure you receive the time and attention needed. I would recommend him to anyone.
90

05/04/2016
Excellent, friendly & efficient staff. Superb provider.
100

05/03/2016
I have a deep appreciation of Dr. Shannon. And [...] too for that matter. Great care and great manner. Dr. Shannon explains the process and potential of medical procedures and medications in a way that is understandable and relatable.
100

04/28/2016
Extremely knowledgeable; excellent communicator; insightful & interested in my needs; high energy! Very positive, which is contagious to the patient!
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04/26/2016
I have been seeing Dr. Michael Shannon since 2010 and I have always had excellant care and courtesy from him and his staff.
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04/17/2016
excellent care
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04/15/2016
I'm typically not a fan of doctors but I find Dr. Shannon to be fun, frank, responsive and helpful. He messages via My Chart immediately after the appointment. I have no unanswered questions and I feel heard. I don't think you can get much better than that.
100

04/12/2016
This provider is excellent. He always treats me with respect and answers all my questions. I wish he could be my primary provider but I am lucky to have him for specialty needs.
90

04/05/2016
Dr. Shannon is awesome - good listener and very easy to talk to.
100

03/17/2016
The staff is always friendly & Dr. Shannon is very attentive to all areas with my health!
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03/09/2016
I have rated all areas of concern the highest rating I can give. Hard to expand on that. I will say each and every person to include the doctor have Personable, polite, professional Empathetic, clean and concise about every aspect of my care. They have even gone above and beyond any of my expectations to care for me. THANK YOU!!!
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03/08/2016
Dr. Shannon was excellent in every way. Very professional, thorough and made understandable medical issues to me
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03/06/2016
This provider is top notch In his care, service, knowledge & expertise.
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02/28/2016
Dr. Shannon always is very friendly, talks about me, and makes my care "personal."
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02/28/2016
I always have blood work before any appointments with Dr. Shannon, which he reviews with me. Additionally, he responds to MyChart messages quickly.
100

02/23/2016
Dr. Shannon is a specialist not a primary care provider. I always have had a very good experience at Dr. Shannon's office, from the receptionist when I first wall in until the minute I leave the office. The employees are always quick to help and very respectful, not only to me but to others patients.
100

02/10/2016
An excellent physician who I would, and have recommended to friends and family!
100

02/10/2016
all good
100

02/03/2016
Always takes the time to listen. I always feel like I can bring up anything related to my care and I feel heard. Wonderful physician
90

02/02/2016
Dr. Shannon does a thorough review of my condition and explains my condition to me..
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01/26/2016
Dr. Shannon is very thorough in his explanations and knowledgeable about my medical and personal history. I am 64 years old and he is one of my all time favorite doctors.
100

01/20/2016
Dr. Shannon is a thorough, sensitive and knowledgeable caregiver. I don't feel like just another number-- he makes me feel comfortable and better about my issues as a Type 1 Diabetic. I highly recommend him to anyone needing an endocrinologist.
50

01/17/2016
Quick appointment, rushed, no need for me to be there.
100

01/16/2016
Dr. Shannon always makes me feel better about my condition and has provided me with the tools and knowledge I need to improve my health
 

01/05/2016
Dr Shannon is a great doctor, I feel very lucky to be able to see him, has made a huge difference in bettering my quality of life.
100

01/05/2016
Dr Shannon is by far the best Dr I've ever had..he is kind and caring at all my visits...
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12/22/2015
Dr Shannon showed an unusual interest and ability. He was great at listening and explaining.
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12/13/2015
Great Doctor,
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12/02/2015
Exceptional communicator! Listens well; responds positively; conveys confidence in both his knowledge and skills in his field and in my good health. His energy and enthusiasm are contagious!
90

12/01/2015
He is an excellent, very knowledgable doctor. Could have spend a little more time, but I know that it is a very busy practice.
100

11/18/2015
Dr. Shannon is attentive to details, caring, and all around great doctor.
90

11/11/2015
Dr. Michael Shannon is a specialist who I have been seeing for 5 years now. He has been an excellent partner in my care always willing to consider my thoughts and questions and provide his opinions. He makes a patient feel comfortable and I am thankful for this.
100

11/10/2015
I know this doctor knows what he is dealing with.
100

11/01/2015
I enjoy my visits. Dr. Shannon is frank, funny - great bedside manner. Very helpful.
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10/29/2015
It is always enjoyable to see Dr. Shannon.
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10/26/2015
Dr Shannon was excellent I was very impressed with his knowledge and how comfortable he made me feel. I would recommend him highly to family and friends.
100

10/21/2015
My experience with Dr. Shannon from the first day I meet him, I felt that he is the only doctor that truly want to make sure that I am moving forward in good health.
100

10/21/2015
I'm glad he's my doctor. I respect him as a person and a professional.
100

10/18/2015
He has always been a good provider
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10/11/2015
Dr. Shannon is personable, acknowledgeable, professional, and has an excellent style-of-rapport.
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10/06/2015
Loved the positivity!
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10/06/2015
Excellent and very knowledgeable.
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10/04/2015
I'm very happy with my team of healthcare providers at Providece Endocrinology. Thank you all!!
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