*(Casper, Wyo.) -* Wyoming Medical Center welcomes endocrinologist Vishwanath Pattan, M.D., to Wyoming Endocrine and Diabetes Clinic
Casper. Dr. Pattan will see patients full time at the clinic, located at
245 S. Fenway St. Dr. Pattan grew up in India, a country with a near
pandemic of diabetic patients. He chose endocrinology because he thought he
could make a big health impact by helping patients manage and prevent
“Diabetes impacts almost every aspect of health from the results of surgery
to pregnancy outcomes. It increases impacts of cardiovascular disease and
is a major killer in that regard,” he said. “It is a major challenge for
public health as well. I believe by learning to control this disease, we
can make an impact on the health of society.”
Dr. Pattan is board certified in internal medicine. He has done an
endocrinology research fellowship at Mayo Clinic and a clinical
endocrinology fellowship at Harbor UCLA/City of Hope in California.
Wyoming Endocrine and Diabetes
a specialized center for the diagnosis and treatment of hormonal and
metabolic diseases. Diabetes is a dangerous lifelong condition and, if not
controlled, can lead to kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb
amputations, blindness, heart disease and stroke. Dr. Pattan leads a team
of diabetes educators providing one-on-one education for people with type
1, type 2 or gestational diabetes as well as for people with pre-diabetes.
Dr. Pattan is excited to be working in Casper, a region in need of a
“I heard that many patients were traveling long distances for treatments.
When that happens, then the number of office visits goes down and patient
education and follow-up is not as effective,” he said.
To learn more or to schedule an appointment, click here
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