Dr. Michael McDermott MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Michael McDermott is an endocrinologist in Aurora, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Colorado Hospital and Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. McDermott accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at University of Colorado Hospital and one of 17 at Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Osteoporosis & Bone Metabolism Medicine, Thyroid

Clinical Interests: Adrenal Cortex Diseases, Diabetes Mellitus, Pituitary Diseases, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Thyroid Diseases

Hospital Affiliation

University of Colorado Hospital
Ranked #34 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Veterans Affairs Eastern Colorado Health Care System

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1980

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1980–1982

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1977


Other Training, Chemistry, 1970–1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1976

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1977

Ambassador to Ethiopia (Black Lion Hospital), The Endocrine Society
2014

"A" Proficiency Designator, US Army
1993

Armed Forces Reserve Medal, US Army
1983

Army Achievement Medal, US Army
1986

Army Commendation Medal, US Army
1984

Army Service Ribbon, US Army
1981

Distinguished Physician Award, The Endocrine Society
2013

Expert Field Medical Badge, US Army
1984

George Washington Honor Medal, US Army
1993

George Washington Honor Medal, US Army
1994

Hugh Mahon Research Award, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
1982

Kaiser Permanente Award, University of Colorado Medical School
2009

Laureate Award, American College of Physicians
1997

Legion of Merit, US Army
1997

Medical Student Teaching Award, University of Colorado Medical School
2010

Meritorious Service Medal, US Army
1993

Most Influential Physicians in US for Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, USA Today
2009

Multinational Force and Observers Medal, US Army
1983

National Defense Medal, US Army
1991

Order of Military Medical Merit, US Army
1989

Outstanding Clinical Teacher, University of Colorado Medical School
2009

Outstanding Instructor, University of Colorado Medical School
2003

Peter Forsham Award
1991

Physician of the Year, University of Colorado Hospital
2004

Stop Diabetes LEARN Outreach Award, American Diabetes Association
2013

Top Doctors in Denver, 5280 Magazine
2004

Top Doctors in US, US News
2010

Upjohn Achievement Award, Tulane Medical School
1977

Volunteer of the Year Award, American Diabetes Association, Colorado
2013

Publications & Presentations

Illinois Chapter Annual Meeting
2013 10 5

Illinois Chapter Annual Meeting
2013 10 5

Hyperthyroidism, In the Clinic
McDermott MT 2012 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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