Endocrinology-Diabetes | Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism287 Main St Lewiston ME, 04240
Dr. Wesley Fairfield practices Endocrinology in Lewiston, ME. Dr. Fairfield specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases related to hormone imbalance, and the bodys glands in the endocrine system. Endocrinologists are trained and certified to treat a variety of conditions, including menopause, diabetes, infertility, and thyroid disorders, among many others. Dr. Fairfield examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1995
Harvard Medical School 1995
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
- Thyroid Cancer
- Graves' Disease
- Mass Gen Hosp, Internal Medicine
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