Finally, for many diseases, we turn to specialists for in-depth knowledge, diagnosis, and treatment. So, it's natural to assume that if you have a thyroid condition, you should see a thyroid specialist — namely, an endocrinologist. This is a myth. Many people with hypothyroidism are diagnosed and treated effectively by general practitioners, gynecologists, integrative/holistic doctors, and other physicians. That said, if you have thyroid cancer, nodules, or Graves’ disease/hyperthyroidism, it’s important to see an endocrinologist.