Message from the Chief

Our Division of Endocrinology provides the most advanced clinical care for endocrine diseases, is committed to training students, researchers and physicians and strongly invested in basic and clinical investigations to advance our understanding and refine the therapy of endocrine diseases. You will find that our physicians and scientists are passionate about changing the way we treat endocrine diseases such as diabetes, obesity and thyroid disease. 

Please explore our website to learn about our division, and come to see us if you need dedicated and state of the art medical care for an endocrine condition.

Christoph Buettner, MD, PhD

Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition

About the Division of Endocrinology

The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition provides care for patients with endocrine-related disorders, diseases due to impaired hormone secretion or signaling. We are committed to training the next generation of endocrine specialists and researching prevention, causes and treatments of endocrine and metabolic disorders such as diabetes and obesity.

The Division of Endocrinology is devoted to compassionate and state of the art care of patients with endocrine disease such as diabetes, obesity, disorders of cholesterol and lipid metabolism, pituitary and adrenal abnormalities, osteoporosis and other bone diseases and thyroid and parathyroid disease.

Our tripartite mission is as follows:

1. Provide state-of-the-art and comprehensive clinical service to our patients with endocrine disorder;

2. Advance our understanding of diabetes and endocrinology through clinical and basic science research and

3. Train physicians and other health care providers as well as researchers in the principles and practice of endocrinology.