Link to Dr. Geffner's complete CV
Dr. Geffner is a practicing adult and pediatric endocrinologist who has worked for large medical groups across
After obtaining his M.D. at Georgetown University School of Medicine he did his internship and subsequently his
residency at the Cornell Cooperating Hospital House Staff Training Program in New York. He finished fellowships in
endocrinology at the New York Hospital and UCLA-Wadsworth VA where he became Assistant Chief of Endocrinology before leaving for clinical practice. He continues to teach and was a member of the Committee on Scientific Integrity at UCLA where he is a full clinical professor. When his is not seeing patients he is teaching fellows, residents, and medical students at UCLA affiliated hospitals.
He is a member of several professional societies including the Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid
Association. He has served on several national and local committees for several of these organizations. He is past
President of the Los Angeles County Chapter of the American Diabetes Association and is an advisor to groups such
as The American College of Medical Quality and the Rand Corp. He presently consults for the Medical Board of
California of which he was a member, for Medicare, and for the Center for Health Dispute Resolution. He was a Joint
Commission surveyor for the California Department of Health Services and the Institute for Medical Quality.
He is an invited speaker at national, professional, and community meetings and has served on the editorial advisory
boards and review panels for several journals as well as publishing original articles in the fields of thyroid, diabetes,
calcium, adrenal, sexual function, delivery of health care, and disease state management.
He is the co-chair of the Thyroid Disorders Educational Initiative and a speaker for the Diabetes Educational Initiative.
Preferred Name: David Lewis Geffner, MD, FACP, FACE