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 80033-6000
Phone: 303-403-7933
Fax: 303-403-7945

SCL Health Medical Group - Lafayette Diabetes & Endocrinology

300 Exempla Cir Ste 300
Lafayette, CO 80026-3394
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.

Certifications
  • American Board of IM/Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Education
  • University of Vermont College of Medicine, Medical School
Residencies
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine GME
Fellowships
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine GME
Affiliations
Good Samaritan Medical Center, Lutheran Medical Center, SCL Health Medical Group, Saint Joseph Hospital
Patient Ratings (175)
Overall Rating
5.0 out of 5
Provider discussed treatment options
5 out of 5
Provider showed concern
5 out of 5
Provider explained things clearly
5 out of 5
Provider included you in decisions
5 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 (28)
9/29/2020

*Dr. Cassara is the best endocrinologist I have ever known.


8/28/2020

*Dr. Cassara is very good at explaining what she is doing & why.


8/25/2020

I have been going to Dr. Cassara for some time, she remembers me & knows what my condition requir.


8/18/2020

Love Dr. Cassara!


8/4/2020

Great doctor...helped me a lot.


8/2/2020

I have already recommended Dr. Cassara to friends and support groups I am involved with.


7/21/2020

i love Dr cassara. she always listens to me and we try and come up with answers together. ive already sent my sister to her


7/15/2020

Dr. Cassara is always very pleasant and always discusses ways for me to better my diabetes


7/7/2020

dr.Cassara always gives me written changes and explains everything we discuss.


5/13/2020

Dr Cassara has been and always been Great !


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