Shannon Heitritter MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine; Subspecialty Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Education

Dr. Heitritter earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She went on to serve as Chief Medical Resident at the West Roxbury Veterans Administration Medical Center. Subsequently, she completed her fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and hypertension at the Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Special Interests

Dr. Heitritter has a particular interest in: Thyroid dysfunction, parathyroid disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and in adrenal and pituitary disorders.

Practice Philosophy

"I am committed to giving each of my patients highest quality health care. I believe that educating patients about every aspect of their illness is essential and empowers them to become active participants in their care. My practice involves discussing all possible therapeutic options with my patients and then working together to choose the optimal treatment plan. In addition, I work with my patients to help develop healthy lifestyles to promote their ongoing health and well-being."

Teaching Involvement

Dr. Heitritter has been involved in many teaching roles at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women's Hospital, where she received the Golden Stethoscope Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Recognition

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