Lawrence S Kirschner

Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism The Ohio State University

Dr. Lawrence S. Kirschner is an experienced Physician-Scientist and clinical Endocrinologist, and is Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center. He received his medical degree and PhD in Molecular Pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, and completed an internship and residency at the University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis and a fellowship at National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He is board certified in Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. Along with his teaching role at OSU, he is also Co-Director of the TL-1 Program at the Center for Clinical and Translation Science, Co-Director of the OSU Comprehensive Adrenal Program, Associate Division Director for Research, and Associate Director for Cancer Research Training and Education Coordination at the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Kirschner specializes in treating patients with pituitary and adrenal tumors and inherited syndromes that cause endocrine tumors or endocrine dysfunction. His research is focused on endocrine tumor genetics, and he is currently serving as Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Investigator for 5 active research projects, as well as acting as the site PI for national clinical trials in Cushing syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, and acromegaly. As a successful and recognized author and speaker, he has published over 75 articles in leading, high-impact medical journals, written over 25 review articles and 4 book chapters, and presented at a wide variety of national and international meetings. He serves on the Editorial Board and is Associate Editor for Endocrine Oncology and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He has been named to the Castle Connolly list of "Regional Top Doctors" since 2014.