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Dr. Kent Lyon, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
3.0 (4)
Accepting new patients
45 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Kent Lyon, MD is an Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Specialist in Athens, GA. They specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, has 45 years of experience, and is board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology. They graduated from D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA|University of California At Los Angeles and is affiliated with Adventhealth Palm Coast, South Texas Health System Edinburg and South Texas Health System McAllen.

Dr. Lyon works at ELDER JOHN F MD OFFICE in Athens, GA with other offices in Daytona Beach, FL and McAllen, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Polyneuropathy, Polyneuropathy and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Athens Diabetes & Endocrinology
    700 Sunset Dr Ste 601, Athens, GA 30606 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (706) 549-4155
  2. 2
    Florida Health Care Plan Pharmacy
    350 N Clyde Morris Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (386) 238-3200
  3. 3
    Endocrinology
    1801 S 5th St Ste 214, McAllen, TX 78503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (956) 618-3726

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  • Adventhealth Palm Coast
  • South Texas Health System Edinburg
  • South Texas Health System McAllen

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    About Dr. Kent Lyon, MD

    Specialties
    • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 45 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1063476364
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • National Naval Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Portsmouth Naval Hosp
    Residency
    Internship
    • Baylor Coll Med Affil Hosps
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • D GEFFEN SCH OF MED-UCLA|University of California At Los Angeles
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kent Lyon, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lyon is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lyon has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Lyon has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lyon has seen patients for Diabetic Polyneuropathy, Polyneuropathy and Diabetes With Renal Manifestations, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lyon on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    4 patients have reviewed Dr. Lyon. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lyon.

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