Leonard Wartofsky, MD, MPH, MACP Leonard “Len” Wartofsky, MD, MPH, MACP is Emeritus Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Washington Hospital Center and a Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine as well as at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and George Washington, Howard, and Maryland University Schools of Medicine. He holds MS, MD, and MPH degrees from George Washington University and trained in endocrinology at Harvard University/Boston City Hospital under Sidney Ingbar, MD. At Walter Reed Army Medical Center, he was Director of Endocrinology and then Chair, Department of Medicine, and Consultant in Medicine to the Surgeon General.
Dr. Wartofsky has been elected to several honorific societies, including the American Society of Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians, Association of Professors of Medicine, and as Governor of the American College of Physicians. He is past President of both the American Thyroid Association and The Endocrine Society. Among his many awards, he has received the John B. Stanbury Pathophysiology Medal and the Lewis E. Braverman Distinguished Lectureship Award of the American Thyroid Association.
Dr. Wartofsky’s major clinical and research interest is in the management of patients with thyroid cancer, and he is the author of over 400 articles and book chapters in the medical literature. He has served as the editor of several endocrine texts and was the Editor-in-Chief of both The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and Endocrine Reviews.