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Physician Registry

The Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation physician registry is designed to help patients connect with specialists who have either demonstrated or expressed significant interest in helping people with Graves' disease, thyroid disorders and other associated conditions. The registry is NOT meant to be a recommendation. You should consult with your primary care physician to determine which specialist in your area is best qualified to meet your needs.  A physician’s listing in our registry is in no way meant to be an endorsement of their qualifications or abilities.

The directory is compiled from self-reported information provided by the physician members.  Although the Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation undertakes reasonable efforts to keep the information contained in this registry accurate, The Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any of the  information contained within this registry. 

You agree by using this registry to indemnify and hold harmless The Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation's officers, directors, members, volunteers or third party contractors for any damages or expenses of any kind that are a result of you relying on the information, or lack thereof, contained within this registry.

 

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Information shared here should not replace necessary consultations with a qualified health care professional to meet your individual needs. Those who choose to use the Bulletin Board are strongly advised to consult their own health care professional before altering any treatment.

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