R. Michael Tuttle, M.D.

R. Michael Tuttle, M.D. is an Endocrinologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. He also serves as Professor of Medicine at the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY. He is an active clinician and researcher specializing in the management of advanced thyroid cancer. He travels extensively both within the US and abroad lecturing on the difficult management issues in thyroid cancer. His research projects in radiation- induced thyroid cancer have taken him from Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands to the Hanford Nuclear power-plant in Washington State to regions in Russia that were exposed to fallout from the Chernobyl accident. He serves on the American Thyroid Association committee that produced the current guidelines for the management of benign and malignant thyroid nodules. He also chaired the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Thyroid Cancer Panel, and served on the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug, and as a consultant.