Dr. Kenneth A. Woeber is an endocrinologist who cares for patients with thyroid and other endocrine disorders. He is a master clinician – devoting much of his time to teaching – in the UCSF Department of Medicine.

Woeber's research addresses the transport and peripheral metabolism of thyroid hormone.

A native of South Africa, Woeber earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of the Witwatersrand. He completed postgraduate training at the Harvard Medical Unit and Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, later serving on the faculty of Harvard Medical School.

Woeber has received the American Thyroid Association's Van Meter Prize and served as chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine's endocrinology and metabolism subspecialty board. He is an honorary member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

  • Education

    University of the Witwatersrand School of Medicine, 1957

  • Residencies

    Johannesburg Hospital, 1959

  • Fellowships

    Harvard Medical School, Endocrinology, 1962

  • Academic Title

    Professor Emeritus

Clinics I work with

Endocrinology Clinic at Mount Zion

2200 Post St., Suite C-432
San Francisco, CA 94115

Thyroid Clinic

400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143

Selected research