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Endocrinology and Diabetes


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Endocrinology, Diabetes Research, Disorders of Sex Development

Academic Title: Professor

Catherine Pihoker, MD, is chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes and attending physician at Seattle Childrens Hospital and Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Her clinical focus ... cont.

Featured Faculty


  • Heba Ismail
  • Faisal Malik, MD
  • David Werny, MD

Team Member Spotlight

Deann Atkins


I’m piloting a new method to help teens and tweens in our insulin resistance clinic set “do-able” exercise goals. Together, we write down goals and come up with a plan to reach them. I call patients once a week to check in and help them overcome barriers. It’s exciting to watch patients reach their goals and build on their successes.

Academic Annual Report