Patient Care

The Endocrinology division provides consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with complex endocrine diseases and diabetes. Consultations are provided for adrenal disorders, thyroid disorders, calcium and bone disorders, pituitary diseases, male and female reproductive disorders and metabolic disorders such as diabetes mellitus and lipid disorders.

Clinic information required for trainees is included under education and for prospective fellows under the education-fellowship program description.

Endocrinology Clinic

Marilyn Tan, MD 

Endocrinology Clinic Chief

Welcome to the Endocrinology Clinic at Stanford Healthcare and Stanford University School of Medicine. We strive to provide outstanding specialized care for patients with endocrine disorders, including (but not limited to) diabetes mellitus, calcium disorders, metabolic bone disease, thyroid disease and thyroid cancer, pituitary disease, adrenal disease, lipid disorders, male and female gonadal disorders, and other hormonal disorders.

All of the attending physicians in our clinic are faculty members of Stanford University School of Medicine. We bring our patients the benefits of pioneering research and clinical expertise in complex endocrine conditions.  Among our faculty are world-renowned experts who write the clinical guidelines for endocrinology. As a teaching institution, our clinics are also the primary setting in which we educate and train our next generation of physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases.

We invite you to learn more about our clinic and our faculty through our website.


Transplant Diabetes Program and Classes

Endocrinologists work in conjunction with transplant physicians, diabetes educators, registered dieticians and pharmacists work together at the Transplant Diabetes Program to take a multidisciplinary approach to treating diabetes. Free diabetes education services are available to all transplant candidates and recipients.

Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Disorders

The Pituitary Center and Neuroendocrine Clinical Program brings together extensive knowledge and expertise to the treatment of neuroendocrine and pituitary diseases. Endocrinologists are experienced in the chronic administration of replacement hormones and in the use of drugs to block hormone excess syndromes. Patient education about self-administration of drugs is offered.

Endocrine Cancer

Stanford’s team of oncologists, surgeons, endocrinologists, pathologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and genetic counselors throughout the Endocrine Cancer Center work together to provide patients with endocrine cancer the best care possible care. Patients have access to clinical trials, and support groups.

LGBTQ + Care

We provide respectful, compassionate care to the LGBTQ+ community.