Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes 2018-05-01T09:42:53+00:00

Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes

About the Division

The USC Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes provides assessment and management services for patients with a variety of endocrine disorders, especially in the areas of diabetes, pituitary diseases, adrenal disorders and disorders of calcium and bone metabolism. Endocrine faculty members have extensive experience in the management of such disorders and, where necessary, utilize the state-of-the-art USC Endocrine Laboratory to assist in diagnostic assessment.

About the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Thomas Buchanan, MD
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Professor of Medicine
Vice Dean for Research
Director of the CTSI
Co-Director, Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute

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