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David H. Sarne, MD

David H. Sarne, MD, is an endocrinologist. He provides care for patients with thyroid disorders, including Graves' disease, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and confusing thyroid tests and pituitary diseases.

Dr. Sarne has been the primary investigator on long-term studies examining the effect of thyroid hormone on thyroid disorders and bone. He has also studied thyroid abnormalities and infertility, and the transport of thyroid hormone into cells. His work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Sarne has made significant contributions to medical literature, sitting on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and serving as a reviewer for notable scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and the Journal of the American Medical Association. In addition, Dr. Sarne has published more than 80 original articles and abstracts.

Dr. Sarne is actively involved in the American Thyroid Association, serving in several elected positions, such as a member of the executive board, treasurer and chairman of the finance and audit committee. Since 2006, he has been consistently named to the list of "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors, Inc.

Medical Education

  • University of Michigan Medical School

Internship

  • University of California Hospitals and Clinics, San Francisco

Residency

  • University of California Hospitals and Clinics, San Francisco

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Federation of Clinical Research
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Central Society for Clinical Research
  • Chicago Endocrine Club
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since1981

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

  • English