Dr. Fran Broyles is the Medical Director of Diabetes/Endocrinology and Nutrition at Swedish. She has a broad interest in Endocrinology. She has been instrumental in the development of the Swedish Diabetes program, including Diabetes education, the utilization of state of the art Diabetes technology tools, community outreach, as well as direct patient care in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. She has collaborated with Swedish Bariatric and Weight loss services to develop a closely integrated program with the goal of preventing Diabetes and treating patients with Diabetes and excess body weight. She is passionate about the prevention of Diabetes in all age groups. In addition, she sees all endocrinology patients, including pituitary, osteoporosis, serving on a national Osteoporosis board for 5 years, PCOS, thyroid, parathyroid, lipids, and adrenal issues. She enjoys teaching and has been involved with both community lecture series as well as physician education. She considers her approach to patient care as a collaborative one, with patient and physician being a team.
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine, 1984
Internship: Albany Medical College, Internal Medicine, 1985
Residency: Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1989
Fellowship: University of Washington School of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1992
American Diabetes Association, ADA Washington Chapter - Board Member, Endocrine Society
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Broyles likes to spend time with her family, hike, practice yoga, support the local arts community, and read fiction.