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Byron J. Hoogwerf, MD

Specialities and Expertise

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, Lipid Disorders, Clinical Trials



  • Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
  • Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Minnesota at Fairview, Minneapolis, MN


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

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Laureate Award, American College of Physicians, Ohio Chapter, 2005
  • Laureate Teacher, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2005
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004-2009
  • Associate Editor, Diabetes Care
  • Associate Editor, Cardiovascular Diabetology
  • Over 350 articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and over 30 book chapters

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