Glenn D Braunstein, MD
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Director, Cedars-Sinai Thyroid Cancer Center
Dr. Braunstein’s research interests are in the fields of reproductive endocrinology with extensive basic and clinical studies on the placental hormone human chorionic gonadotropin and thyroid cancer.Dr. Braunstein has published more than 200 peer-reviewed manuscripts, monographs, chapters and reviews dealing with human chorionic gonadotropin, pregnancy, testicular and ovarian physiology and pathophysiology, pituitary disorders and thyroid disease.
Dr. Braunstein is a member of a number of societies, including the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians. He is a past Chair of the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and currently serves as Special Advisor to that organization. Dr. Braunstein also served as Chair of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Subspecialty Boards for the American Board of Internal Medicine. The recipient of numerous awards and was named "Top Endocrinologist" by the Los Angeles Business Journal.