Thomas A. Buchanan

Expert in Type II diabetes, including diabetes during pregnancy
  • Chief, Division of Endocronology and Diabetes
  • Associate Dean for Clinical Research
  • Professor of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Physiology and Biophysics
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
Office: (323) 442-2160


  • pathogenesis and prevention of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes and pregnancy, including prevention of birth defects and management of pregestational and gestational diabetes
  • genetics of type 2 diabetes in Hispanic Americans
  • endocrinology (study of the endocrine glands and the hormones they secrete)

Additional Information

  • Norbert Freinkel Award, American Diabetes Association
  • Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, American Diabetes Association
  • Elected Member, Association of American Physicians