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Our endocrinologists consistently rank among the best in their field. To learn more and make an apppointment, call 310-267-7838.

As one of the leading programs in the United States, UCLA Health Endocrinology is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge in thyroid disease. We seek to enhance the quality of patient care and provide advanced training for future generations of physicians and scientists in the field of thyroidology. Our physician scientists publish work in the areas of thyroid physiology, iodine and thyroid function, thyroid immunology, and the impact of oncology treatments such as check point inhibitors on thyroid function, amongst others. Explore the latest work from our faculty who are bringing high quality research from the bench to the bedside.

headshot of Melissa Lechner in white lab coat
Melissa Lechner, MD, PhD
Anna Milanesi, MD
Anna Milanesi, MD