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.
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.