Michelle K Cassara, MD

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Area of Focus: Endocrinology
Cassara Michelle K Photo
Primary Location:

SCL Health Medical Group - Wheat Ridge Diabetes & Endocrinology

3555 Lutheran Pkwy Ste180
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: 303-403-7933
Fax: 303-403-7945

SCL Health Medical Group - Lafayette Diabetes & Endocrinology

300 Exempla Cir Ste 300
Lafayette, CO 80026
Phone: 303-403-7933
Fax: 303-403-7945
Accepting New Patients Yes
MyChart Provider Yes

Dr. Cassara grew up in Colorado and received her medical degree from University of Vermont, College of Medicine. She is board certified in both internal medicine, and endocrinology and metabolism. Dr. Cassara completed an internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where she also completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism.

Dr. Cassara’s philosophy of patient care is geared toward engaging patients and families in learning about their disease, encouraging a healthful lifestyle and partnering with patients for positive outcomes. Outside of the office, Dr. Cassara enjoys hiking and exploring Colorado with her husband and two children.

  • American Board of IM/Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Medical School
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine GME
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine GME
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, SCL Health Medical Group, Saint Joseph Hospital
Patient Ratings (213)
Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5
Provider discussed treatment options
4.9 out of 5
Provider showed concern
5 out of 5
Provider explained things clearly
4.9 out of 5
Provider included you in decisions
4.9 out of 5
Likelihood of recommending this provider
5 out of 5
Extent to which Care Provider listened
5 out of 5

The Patient Rating Score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the PressGaney Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about this survey

Patient Reviews (25)

Dr Cassara has been and always been Great !


I really love Dr Cassara. She listens to what you have to say. She includes you in the decisions she makes in your health. She is a cheerleader in your court and doesn't seem to get mad when things take a bad turn. She is just a great person.


I never had a bad experience


Dr. Cassara goes overboard to listen to your concerns. She is the most caring doctor I've ever had. Very up to date on latest treatment.


Michelle is a very professional and caring provider!


I look forward to my appointments with *Dr. Cassara because I know she will be able to explain things well, and I usually learn a lot from talking with her.


Very satisfied


never felt rushed. dr. cassara demonstrated extraordinary empathy, care and attention to detail. impressive degree of patient interaction.


Friendly and thorough. We look forward to our visits. They show that they care!


My doc is very knowledgeable and explains or takes care of any concerns I might have in an easy manner which is friendly and sometimes humorous. Makes me glad when I have to see her.

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