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Michael H Shannon, MD Providence-employed provider


Endocrinology, Diabetes

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Geriatric Medicine
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





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.


Medical School

University of California, San Diego School of Medicine


University of Washington, Seattle


University of Washington, Seattle

  • Geriatric Medicine Fellow
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellow


Awards & Achievements

Fellow, American College of Endocrinology


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.



  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Clinical Champion for the Providence Electronic Medical Record Transition Team

Medical Interests

Diabetes, hormones and geriatric medicine, thyroid disorder, treating hormone related obesity

Professional Organizations

Dr. Shannon serves as a board member of the Endocrine Days Educational Institute and is on the Physician Advisory Council at Providence St. Peter Hospital. He is a member of the Washington State Medical Association and the Thurston-Mason Medical Society. He has also served on numerous other committees and boards.

Personal Interests

Dr. Shannon enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife Jennifer Shannon, M.D. He also volunteers as a speaker for high school health professionals leadership program, enjoys camping (he is an Eagle Scout) and geography trivia (he placed 2nd in the National Geography Bee).