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Division of Endocrinology

Stanford University and the Division of Endocrinology have a long history of outstanding research and clinical excellence. The clinical program encompasses inpatient consultations and outpatient clinics at three hospitals: Stanford University Hospital (SUH) in Stanford, the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VA) in Palo Alto, and the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC) in San Jose.

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Message from the Chief

Welcome to the Division of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism website.

As a leading center for research, clinical studies, consultation, and treatment, our faculty is dedicated to providing patients with the latest therapies in the care and management of complex endocrine diseases and diabetes. The Division has a longstanding tradition of excellence in research, highlighted by major discoveries in the areas of insulin resistance and diabetes.  Research efforts are supported by government and private funding and include diverse areas such as hormone action, various aspects of diabetes, obesity, growth disorders, bone metabolism, pituitary disorders, aging and the genetics of endocrine disease.

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About Us

The Endocrinology division is dedicated to the mission of the School of Medicine of advancing and exploring innovative and novel biomedical, translational and clinical research and education through the nurturing and stimulation of interactions among basic and clinical scientists, clinicians and educators throughout the School of Medicine and University as well as with the private and public sectors.

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Endo Spotlight - Meet the Chief's

An Interview with Dr. Fredric Kraemer the Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Gerontology and Metabolism

An Interview with Dr. Marilyn Tan, Clinic Chief, Endocrine Clinic, Stanford Health Care



New Stanford Hospital - The Home of Infinite Possibilities

A reimagined space for health and healing, your new Stanford Hospital extraordinary facility that doubles our capacity for patient care and modernizes our ability to treat and cure. It blends the most advanced medical technologies with a human-centered approach to patient care and brings us closer to achieving our vision—to predict, prevent and cure more precisely.

Patient-centric design informs the new Stanford Hospital

Precision Health puts the patient at the center of the health care paradigm, and at the newly-opened Stanford Hospital, the patient was the focus throughout the design process.