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Jerome M. Hershman, MD, MS

Specialities and Expertise

  • Endocrinology, Thyroid disorders



  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
  • Internship: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Boston
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston
  • Fellowship: Medicine/Endocrinology, New England Medical Center


  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Los Angeles Magazine Top Doctors, 2018
  • Over 350 research papers in peer-reviewed journals
  • 140 book chapters and reviews about thyroid function and disease

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