Yaroslav Gofnung earned his Bachelor's in Science from the University of Southern California (USC). He then continued on at USC for his Medical Degree, Internal Medicine residency as well as specialty training in Endocrinology. He received Board Certification in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. For the last six years, Dr. Gofnung was in private practice in North Hollywood and Tarzana practicing Endocrinology, treating hormone related disorders, before recently joining the UCLA Health.
Dr. Gofnung is well versed in the many aspects of hormone-related problems, such as Diabetes and Thyroid conditions. To help address the rapid rise in the incidence of Diabetes, Dr. Gofnung has particular expertise in the complex care that is required by optimizing tailored treatment methods for each individual patient. Dr. Gofnung has kept abreast of the latest strategies for Thyroid disorders, with particular interest in Thyroid cancer treatment. Other areas of specialty include Osteoporosis, Sexual Dysfunction and Metabolic Disturbances, to name a few.
When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Gofnung spends his time playing with Legos, coloring pictures and reading with his children. He enjoys to travel, read, and to participate in various outdoor activities.
Dr. Gofnung is fluent in both Russian and Spanish.