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Laurence Katznelson, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Neurosurgery and of Medicine (Endocrinology) at the Stanford University Medical Center, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital and at PAVAHCS

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center 875 Blake Wilbur Dr MC 5826 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 736-2062 Fax (650) 736-8100
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 721-1020
    Alternate Contact
    Alexandra Belichenko-Azar Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-721-1020
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Cancer> Neuro Oncology
  • Endocrine
  • Endocrine - Endocrinology
  • Endocrinology
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias - Endocrinology
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Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Special Programs Committee, Endocrine Society (2008 - 2011)
  • Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program, Stanford (2005 - 2014)
  • Medical Director, Stanford Pituitary Center (2004 - present)

Honors and Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors (2005-)

Professional Education

Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania PA (1987)
Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine (2013)
Board Certification: Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism (1991)
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital MA (1992)
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)
Internship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania PA (1986)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

My clinical and research interests in neuroendocrinology include the following programs:

1. Investigations into the effects of brain injury on pituitary function, with emphasis on the impact of hypopituitarism on rehabilitation

2. Research on the effects of neuroendocrine factors, including growth hormone and glucocorticoids, on neurocognitive function

3. Investigations into novel therapeutic modalities for acromegaly and hypopituitarism

4. Research into the effects of anabolic hormones such as gonadal steroids and growth hormone on body composition


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