About me

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

  • Board Certifications

    Endocrinology Diabetes & Metab, American Board of Internal Medicine

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


Endocrinology Clinic at Mount Zion

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

Endocrinology Clinic at Parnassus

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

Thyroid Clinic

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

My reviews


Overall Experience
87 Reviews
Dr. Woeber is an excellent knowledgeable caring physician.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
86 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
85 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
74 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
86 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
86 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
86 Reviews

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