Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D.

Douglas Van Nostrand, M.D., Nuclear Medicine Physician, is Director of Nuclear Medicine of the Division of Medicine at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. He is also Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital and Director of the Washington Hospital Center’s nuclear medicine residency program. Prior to joining the Hospital Center, Dr. Van Nostrand was director of nuclear medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, after serving in the United States Army as director of nuclear medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and in the US Air Force as director of nuclear medicine at Malcolm Grow Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Van Nostrand completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, and his nuclear medicine training at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He has an M.D. degree from Emory University School of Medicine and a B.S. from Duke University. He has held numerous leadership positions, has received numerous awards, and has authored or coauthored more than 100 abstracts, articles, and chapters. He also has edited and co-edited seven medical books for professionals and patients including the patients’ reference Thyroid Cancer: A Guide for Patients, and the medical textbook co-authored with Dr. Leonard Wartofsky, Thyroid Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management.