Leonard Wartofsky, M.D.

Leonard Wartofsky, M.D. is an endocrinologist at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C. He is also editor of the medical textbook Thyroid Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Management and is co-editor of a thyroid cancer patient education book in progress. In addition to his position at the Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Wartofsky is a professor of medicine, anatomy, physiology and genetics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, professor of medicine at Georgetown University and clinical professor of medicine at the University of Maryland, Howard University and George Washington University Schools of Medicine.  He is a past president of both The Endocrine Society and the American Thyroid Association and a recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award of The Endocrine Society.  An internationally renowned expert in clinical thyroid disease with emphasis on patients with thyroid cancer, Dr. Wartofsky has published more than 300 articles and book chapters and has lectured across the globe.