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David G. Gardner


Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Dr. David Gardner is an endocrinologist who cares for patients with endocrine and metabolic diseases. He is chief of the UCSF Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

In his research, Gardner studies hormonal regulation of cardiovascular and kidney function. In particular, he has examined the role that vitamin D plays in the heart and circulatory system.

Gardner earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in endocrinology at the National Institutes of Health.

  • Education

    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1974

  • Residencies

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1976

  • Fellowships

    National Institutes of Health, Endocrinology, 1979

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title

    Professor Emeritus

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