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Frances E. Broyles, M.D.

Endocrinologist, System Medical Director Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Nutrition

Endocrinology, Diabetes, Internal Medicine


Professional Statement

Dr. Fran Broyles is the Medical Director of Diabetes/Endocrinology and Nutrition at Swedish, and a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. 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.

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Accepts 46 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO/POS
  • Aetna Whole Health - Polyclinic
  • Aetna Whole Health - Providence Swedish
  • Aetna Whole Health - Puget Sound
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Bluecross/Blueshield Bluecard PPO
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna/Greatwest Healthcare PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter Exchange HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • LifeWise Connect Exchange
  • LifeWise PPO
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Marketplace Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum/Optum Behavioral Health
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS) PPO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare AARP HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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University of Florida College of Medicine
medical school, 1984
Albany Medical College
internship, Internal Medicine, 1985
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
residency, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1989
University of Washington School of Medicine
fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1992

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Glucose Metabolism
  • Addison Disease
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Mass Non-Malignant
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenogenital Syndrome
  • Androgen Excess
  • Androgen Insensitivity
  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Conn Syndrome
  • Cushing Disease
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Coma
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathies
  • Dwarfism
  • Ectopic Hyperparathyroidism
  • Elevated Acth
  • Elevated Growth Hormone
  • Endocrine Complications Of Cancer Therapy
  • Endocrine Complications Of Transplant
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Galactorrhea
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gigantism
  • Glucagon
  • Glucagonoma
  • Glucocorticoid Deficiency
  • Goiter
  • Growth Hormone Abnormalities
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary Disorder
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Insulinoma
  • Islet Cell Hyperplasia
  • Islet Cell Tumor
  • Juvenile Diabetes
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Klinefelter's Syndrome
  • Low T3
  • Low T4
  • Maternal Thyroid Disorders
  • Menstrual Migraines
  • Metabolic Abnormality
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Myxedema
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Nontoxic Goiter
  • Ovarian Dysfunction
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Dwarfism
  • Prediabetes
  • Prolactinoma
  • Radioiodine Therapy
  • Secondary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type I Diabetes
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Weight Control
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
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Personal Interests

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Broyles likes to spend time with her family, hike, practice yoga, support the local arts community, and read fiction.
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Professional Associations

American Diabetes Association, ADA Washington Chapter - Board Member, Endocrine Society
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Practice Locations

Frances E. Broyles practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill
Medical Groups
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