Sheldon McKenzie, MD - Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism - Asante

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Sheldon McKenzie, MD

Sheldon McKenzie

Sheldon McKenzie, MD

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4.83 / 5 (Based on 353 Reviews) Read Patient Experiences
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Asante Endocrinology – Grants Pass
700 SW Ramsey Ave. Suite 101
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527
Main: 541-507-2140

About this Provider


Sheldon McKenzie, MD, earned his medical degree from The University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Howard University in Washington, D.C.


  • Provides comprehensive care for adults and adolescents over the age of 12 with diabetic conditions.
  • Manages bone health, thyroid conditions and reproductive issues in men and women.
  • Manages chronic and complex metabolic and endocrine disorders.
  • Educates patients on effective strategies for self-care.


Outside the office, he enjoys spending time with his family, quiet nature walks and playing his guitar, and he is an avid track and field enthusiast. He also is a frequent guest speaker for many faith-based organizations.


Dr. McKenzie is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Patient Experiences

August 16, 2021
Yes, Sheldon McKenzie, MD. He has given me numerous suggestions over the years which I have followed. My A1C has dropped. Managing my diabetes is much easier than it was before I became his patient. He is the best Endocrinologist I have had in the 56 years I have been a diabetic.
August 04, 2021
Everyone at Dr.McKenzie's office.
July 31, 2021
Dr McKenzie is the easy dr to talk to and is very informative
July 14, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is an outstanding physician and I feel I have had excellent care from him and his staff….
July 14, 2021
Dr Sheldon McKenzie is excellent and I'm sorry to learn he is leaving us.
July 14, 2021
The staff
June 27, 2021
Dr. Sheldon McKenzie Review, June 2021Dr. McKenzie provides exceptional insight and accurately resolved my long-standing medical issues.There is inadequate space in this response block to accommodate my detailed review of this doctor's excellent care! PLEASE EXPAND IT SO OTHERS CAN READ ABOUT HIS EXCELLENT CARE. Thank you
June 23, 2021
Everyone is very nice and helpful there.
June 23, 2021
Dr McKinzie and his staff are awesome! They listened to me and treated me! I had to schedule an appt 1.5 months out, but they called me when they had a cancellation and got me in much sooner. Great work!!
June 23, 2021
I had no problems with dr. Sheldon's office. That was my first visit
June 20, 2021
Doctor McKenzie
June 20, 2021
Yes, Dr. McKenzie is excellent and always shows care and concern for me to help me optimize my health. He always explains everything carefully and is a very caring person.
June 18, 2021
I enjoyed Dr. Mckenzie's knowledge, thoughtfulness, and caring attitude.
June 17, 2021
Dr. McKenzie and his staff provided superior service they were able two diagnose and set up a specialized medication for me that the insurance at one time had denied he was able to do in one day what others could not do in three years I am very happy with the service
June 17, 2021
I am lucky to be seen and treated by Dr. McKenzie, a remarkable, caring and knowledgeable doctor. His whole staff works as a team to help me with my health issues and concerns. They make me feel well cared for. I am in good hands with them.
June 10, 2021
Everyone at the office was a pleasure to talk to and I felt a true caring about me as a person and my medical care. Dr. McKenzie spoke directly and in a manner that was reassuring.
June 10, 2021
I was quite satisfied with my visit
June 09, 2021
Asante Endocrinology staff are all very helpful. Listen and answer questions asked in a very helpful way and do what ever they can to make my visits good.
May 26, 2021
So amazing there,always friendly,helpful an go extra mile
May 26, 2021
Everyone has been great.
May 25, 2021
Everyone I've been in contact with has given professional care. This office has a great staff. I'm grateful I was referred to Dr. Sheldon.[ ]
May 22, 2021
His assistant that helped make phone calls to the pharmacies and insurance to set up [NAME] medicine. She was great and always communicated info with me regarding [NAME] medicine.
May 20, 2021
Doctor Mackenzie husband awesome since I've been seeing him the short time hes listen to what I want and my concerns I've never received that with my other endocrinologist
May 20, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is so easy to talk to, explains everything so well, and never makes you feel rushed out of the room. He's so knowledgeable and shares it in a way you can easily understand- Asante is lucky to have him
May 18, 2021
They Listen
May 09, 2021
Overall knowledge, communication skills, & listening skills.
May 08, 2021
The Doctor was able to establish a great baseline for the amount of thyroid medication I needed. I am now inquiring to get the dosage increased as I am feelign fatigued and am sleeping more than normal
May 08, 2021
Dr was runnng late due to patient arriving from some distance being late due to road closures. His staff kept us informed if this and allowed us to sit outside to be more comfortable and able to remove our masks.
May 05, 2021
Sara - McKenzie assistant
May 05, 2021
Amazing group of people.
May 02, 2021
Sheldon has been excelent.excellent. His staff very helpful. He has always been.
April 29, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is an outstanding Endocrinologist! As a person who has been to several different specialists over the past 18 years and was told by one after the other that 'your labs are normal, there is nothing we can do for you'� I have to say spending just 10 minutes in my initial visit with him, he showed his abilities to be a great doctor! He knew right away what could be the cause of my symptoms just by reviewing my basic serum vitamin levels. Ordered a series of labs and his diagnosis was correct! Going gluten free has been a big challenge for me, but I feel the best I have in soooo many years! So thank you Dr. McKenzie and his MA for all your help.
April 29, 2021
everyone was great
April 29, 2021
Dr. McKenzie!
April 29, 2021
Dr. McKenzie always makea me feel comfortable and he is easy to talk to.
April 28, 2021
everyone is curious and welcoming. I am comfortable coming here.
April 27, 2021
Dr. Mikenzie always takes the time to explain your condition in understandable terms. Takes as much time as needed to go over all my blood sugar data. adjust my pump if necessary. he is a great person.
April 24, 2021
Dr McKenzie checked into an issue I mentioned, not related to endocrinology and phoned me back two days after my visit.He then called in an RX for me that might help. He is one of a kind smart, kind and caring Doctor.
April 23, 2021
The endocrinologist was very attentive and helpful, he makes me feel heard and listened to.
April 19, 2021
All with contact with me
April 12, 2021
Dr. McKenzie was very attentive to my needs and health. His staff was very courteous and helpful. Everything I needed for my care was completed very quickly and efficient.
April 05, 2021
Dr. Sheldon
April 01, 2021
Katy is my favorite but Melissa is great too Cynthia knows her stuff actually all the gals in back are way above average.i think you should give them all a raise too
April 01, 2021
Everyone is great! Wonderful endocrinology practice!
March 22, 2021
Very Professional and excellent bedside manner.
March 22, 2021
Everyone I have talked to were very good and pleasant.
March 18, 2021
So very impressed with the doctor and his staff felt the doctor helped me so much.
March 18, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is always outstanding in his care.
March 18, 2021
Dr Mackenzie is great and I really appreciate how much he cares and tries to help me.
March 17, 2021
Dr Mckenzie is easily the best endo I have had to date. I normally land in the hospital at least once a year but since having him take over my diabetes care I've stayed out of the hospital.
March 15, 2021
Yes, Sheldon Mckenzie and Kayla [ ]
March 12, 2021
Everyone I've dealt with in this office has been wonderful. They listen to what I have to say and provide thorough answers in a way that I can understand them.
March 04, 2021
Dr. Mckenzie and his staff are all excellent to work with.
March 04, 2021
The Dr. was very caring and concerned for my care. I was very comfortable and felt confident I received great care.
March 03, 2021
Dr McKenzie and his staff have always been extremely helpful and pleasant to work with. They go out of their way to make sure my medical needs are met.
March 01, 2021
Love the care I receive
March 01, 2021
Dr McKenzie
March 01, 2021
Dr mckenzie us the best. He provides excellent care and is a pleasure to see
February 27, 2021
all my contact and appointments, replies, follow up , phone contact , return info, nurses, phone personnel were very good , and prompt. I ;AM very pleased with ASANTE SERVICES . THANK ALL THAT ASSISTED ME . [NAME]
February 25, 2021
Dr. Sheldon, Aaron, Melissa. Remarkable care. Dr. Sheldon amazes me. He is neutral (not “judg-y”) in an extraordinarily compassionate way. He be meets you human-to-human, rare. As a result I feel inspired to take better care of myself.
February 20, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is a personable physician that treats patients as they are not just a patient, but a partner in treating this difficult to manage disease. His guidance in this journey to my health is beyond value.
February 19, 2021
The doctor and his entire staff are absolutely outstanding!!!!!
February 19, 2021
Dr McKenzie is outstanding when he can be reached.
February 19, 2021
Dr. Mckinze
February 19, 2021
Michelle is fantastic and i appreciate all the times she has assisted me through a lot of personal issues that interfered with appts. and the like and of course, Dr McKenzie himself is the finest physician i have ever been blessed with!
February 19, 2021
Dr. Sheldon is very helpful, caring, and attentive.
February 18, 2021
I feel that the whole team works together very well. Dr. McKenzie allways listens to me and speaks with respect
February 18, 2021
I am very happy having an endocrinologist care for me. I appreciate Dr. McKenzie's willingness to answer all of my questions, and work with me on this life-long condition. He makes sure to have me schedule my next appointments in a very timely manner so that we can stay up to date on my situation.
February 15, 2021
Dr. Mc Kenzie is always willing to listen and help! Excellent..
February 15, 2021
They take a blood test every 6 weeks to stay on top of the problem. Couldn't ask for more. I get excellent care.
February 09, 2021
Dr. McKenzie
February 08, 2021
Dr McKenzie... He's not attached to standard TSH parameters and realizes that not everyone must comply with them. This observation has led to what may be a break through in helping me determine my own TSH levels that correct Hyper- and Hypo-thyroid levels that correct heart SVTs, exacerbated Essential Tremor, fatigue, and malaise.
February 08, 2021
The staff member who took my call after the visit. She clarified how I was supposed to get the refills, and also set up my next appointment.
February 05, 2021
Dr. Sheldon, is very nice, and knowledgeable. He always takes the time to answer my questions and never rushes me. He is very smart and I feel he really wants to help me feel better.
January 30, 2021
Dr. McKenzie listens to my questions and answers them clearly without being condescending or acting as though it was a nuisance to him. Then he makes sure that I don't have further questions. I never feel that he is rushing.
January 28, 2021
Dr. McKenzie is a very caring physician with an excellent bedside manner. Any questions I answered with a less than excellent mark is due to my difficulty in understanding Dr. McKenzie's accent. Which is not entirely his issue but mine also. I am 80 years old and my hearing and understanding is somewhat compromised .
January 27, 2021
McKenzie has been ery good as has been his nurse answering my asante chart issues.
January 27, 2021
Dr McKenzie is always so upbeat and cheerful during our visits. I really appreciate his care and his attitude every time I have any interaction with him and his office staff
January 27, 2021
Dr McKenzie and his assistant Melissa have always been incredibly professional and knowledgeable at every appointment both in person and through video
January 26, 2021
The office staff were caring and helpful. I was treating with dignity and respect. We need others to do that. I thank this office very much!
January 25, 2021
They are all kind and caring.
January 22, 2021
Dr. McKenzie and his staff are excellent. I always feel I've been well taken care of before and during my visits.
December 18, 2020
Excellent in all ways.
December 17, 2020
I was referred to Dr. McKenzie with some very specific and not insignificant problems. He explained that there were several possible causes, some more serious than others. I am not a doctor, but I understood exactly what he was saying because he made sure a layperson could understand. He moved quickly to rule out some causes and successfully identified the problem. He prescribed medications that actually worked to fix the problem. He explained the risks of the medications and carefully monitored me after I started the medications to insure that I was not suffering any of these potentially serious side effects. This is how every patient hopes it will go.
December 14, 2020
Everyone is fantastic, especially the ones who answer the phones. They go beyond the line of helping me
December 04, 2020
Dr Makenzie,and Glenda [ ] are both amazing,,,I always praise them to friends and family
December 03, 2020
This was my very first visit and I was very impressed
November 30, 2020
Katy and Jessica are both excellent to work with
November 29, 2020
Dr McKenzie was kind and personable. The staff was warm and accommodating
November 28, 2020
Dr. Sheldon is always excellent. I was very impressed with the person on the phone that worked hard at finding a cancellation so I could get in earlier to see Dr. Sheldon. I don't know her name though.
November 28, 2020
Dr Mackenzie is an amazing doctor and I'm so grateful for his care regarding my bone density situation.
November 27, 2020
Dr. Mckensie was awsome
November 22, 2020
Dr. Mckenizie
November 19, 2020
Dr. Mckenzie provided me with the tools I needed to lower my A1C to 7.7, and that is certainly Excellence in my opinion. I really love Dr. Mckenzie.
November 19, 2020
Dr McKenzie
November 19, 2020
Nurse helped me with My Chart app on phone.
November 13, 2020
Dr. McKinzie
November 09, 2020
Dr. McKenzie is the third specialist I've seen about my thyroid. Unlike the other two he will not settle with me having a condition that is going untreated. Instead we will wait until I'm able to do the necessary tests that I need to figure out the entirety of my condition. This has given me confidence of knowing that it will not be overlooked and ignored any longer. I appreciate the doctor's care and concern in addressing these issues with me along with his knowledge.
October 30, 2020
Everyone was great. I started seeing Doctor McKenzie at the start of the pandemic, they were on it with safety from the start. I have called and emailed and always had fast responses to my questions. The information I have received has been fantastic. I do my research, and McKenzie is at the top of his game, as is his office staff! Last visit, through MyChart, I emailed information the morning of the visit and he was referring to it as we spoke a few hours later,, fantastic! I have done that with in person visits and the doctor didn't have the information.
October 29, 2020
Dr McKenzie has always provided excellent care
October 26, 2020
Yes! Dr. M has done a wonderful job in helping me lower my A1C! It has gone down 2 points over my last 2 visits. He has explained to me (very patiently) why he is lowering a medication (the first time it was the insulin, the second time a pill); and helped me to find good solutions to problems. He has celebrated several victories with me (loosing weight, A1C going down). I feel like he listens AND cares!
October 22, 2020
My child was sick I left a message and was called back with care and concern by both the medical assistant and Dr. McKenzie my son is a diabetes for seven years multiple doctors and Dr. McKenzie is the best doctor he has ever had
October 15, 2020
Melissa he's so good I love her
October 12, 2020
The Doctor is wonderful. He is more compassionate than any previous doctor I have encountered. He listens carefully to your health problems and has a no nonsense approach wasting no time to test accordingly.
October 09, 2020
Love the telemed visit option!!!
October 05, 2020
Every person I met were kind and considerate
September 18, 2020
The entire staff was amazing!
September 07, 2020
Dr sheldon mc kinsey
September 06, 2020
Dr McKenzie's assistant is very good at her job
September 06, 2020
Everything they do with me is outstanding. Great clinic.
September 06, 2020
Dr sheldon always takes the time to listen to my concerns he makes me feel important as if he cares.
September 03, 2020
Dr.McKenzie has always been exceptional and ALWAYS listens to me as a patient. He actually remembers our conversations and evaluations me as a person and doesn't rush through our appointments even if he's running behind. I commute to see him
September 03, 2020
Dr. McKenzie is wonderful! He listened and is so caring and kind.
August 31, 2020
Dr. McKenzie and his staff were outstanding. Each and every one of them was pleasant and helpful. Everyone made sure that I understood all information that I was given and always asked if there was anything else that I needed. Dr. McKenzie, was awesome! He explained everything in detail, in language that I could understand. Their followup is amazing and I never have a problem getting through to the office, nor am I left hanging on the phone waiting.
August 23, 2020
Allocated appointment time was well used by Dr. McKenzie to help keep me alive and well!
August 22, 2020
So far, I have been very impressed with the quality of the knowledge that Dr. McKenzie has of Endocrinology and professionalism in which his compassion for his patients he shows. Thank you for taking time to help me with this difficult situation and genetic abnormalities that he seems very interested in helping to fix.
August 21, 2020
the staff. very courteous, professional and made every attempt to meet my needs and beyond
August 20, 2020
The referral nurse has also been amazing in helping navigating getting approval for visits from our insurance She makes sure our visits are covered before we are seen so I don't have to stress about that and can focus on [NAME]'s health
August 17, 2020
Dr. McKenzieAlways listens, takes my concerns into consideration and Handles the concern. It makes me have confidence I will be better.
August 13, 2020
Dr. Mckenzie is always very good at listening to concerns I may have about my medical issues. He worked very hard to get me a dex com which has helped bring my A1C down. I appreciate the time and care that he shows during our visits.
August 13, 2020
Everyone in Dr. McKenzie's office is wonderful. I wish all doctors were as caring as him.
August 10, 2020
The whole team was phenomenon, team work really happens in that office.
August 10, 2020
Everyone that works in Endocrinology has always been really nice and it has always been a positive experience.
August 10, 2020
Dr. Sheldon is an excellent Dr. He took my concerns seriously. He took the time to listen and address my problem. Very knowledgeable and thourough.
August 09, 2020
I had questions regarding my thyroid test results and when I contacted the team via MyChart I was able to get my questions answered within a business day. They were very helpful
August 06, 2020
Entire staff is very efficient and professional.
August 06, 2020
The whole staff is very courteous and always helpful Dr. McKenzie is an excellent doc and I hope he never leaves
August 03, 2020
The staff are always friendly, helpful and considerate. The office is always clean and never crowded. I feel completely comfortable when I go there.
July 31, 2020
All the staff made me feel really safe as somebody with an autoimmune disorder during the pandemic.
July 30, 2020
Dr. McKenzie has always been exemplary! He and I share the same birthday (except for year). I look forward to my visits with him.
July 29, 2020
We need more like Dr McKenzie!
July 24, 2020
July 18, 2020
I have come to expect excellence at Asante Endocrinology - Grants Pass. Everyone I have dealt with (excepting [ ], who is no longer with this office) has been professional and helpful. Receptionists, nurses, and medical assistants as well as Dr. McKenzie and Educator Kristen [ ], have always tried to answer my questions, explain procedures, and help with any difficulties. When I was having difficulties with my insurance company covering prescription medications, the medical assistant and doctor were able to resolve it. The office staff have rescheduled appointments as needed. I have always been treated with respect.
July 17, 2020
Dr. Mckenzie is a great doctor who knows his stuff. As a physician I value someone who can communicate clearly and effectively while conveying concern and compassion. He can do it all. Thumbs up
July 17, 2020
Dr. McKenzie Dr. [ ] All the assistants
July 17, 2020
I think My Endocrinologist and his staff are outstanding.
July 06, 2020
Dr. McKenzie's medical Assistant
July 06, 2020
Dr. McKenzie and his staff w ere excellent.
July 03, 2020
All of the staff
July 03, 2020
Always have excellent service from Dr. McKenzie and staff
July 03, 2020
Everyone was very wonderful.
July 01, 2020
Dr Sheldon McKinsey
June 30, 2020
Everyone was outstanding and extremely helpful.
June 30, 2020
Dr. McKenzie always takes time to discuss a treatment plan with me and he asks my input and cares about my good health. His team is also very accommodating!
June 18, 2020
Dr mickinsey
June 15, 2020
Dr Sheldon was very attentive and explained things clearly to me. The whole experience was great and professional.
June 11, 2020
Dr. Mckenzie it wonderful, sweet, caring and listens to any issues i have an helps to find solution. If u ask me alot of other docs. Can learn for him and how is he to patients. Je is def. Best doc. I have seen in years
June 11, 2020
June 11, 2020
overall great patient contact and responses. I like all of you
June 08, 2020
katie has always been there when ever I needed her the rest of the staff has been great also
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