Robert C. Smallridge, M.D.
Robert C. Smallridge, M.D. has been a member of the Mayo Clinic staff in Jacksonville, Florida since February 1996. He has served as the Chair of the Division of Endocrinology, the Medical Director of the Clinical Studies Unit, the Director of Research, and as a member of the Board of Governors. His clinical practice is focused on thyroid disorders, and particularly thyroid cancer where he collaborates with colleagues in the Department of Cancer Biology on basic and translational studies and with the Division of Oncology on clinical trials. He received the Department of Medical Outstanding Research Award in 2010 and the Distinguished Mayo Clinician Award in 2013. He is a past president of the American Thyroid Association. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, Dr. Smallridge retired as a Colonel after 23 years in the US Army Medical Corps. He served as the Director of the Department of Medicine at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, as Chair of the Endocrinology Division at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and as the Endocrinology Consultant to members of the United States Congress.