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David H. Sarne, MD

Clinical Associate of Medicine

David H. Sarne, MD, is an endocrinologist. He provides care for patients with thyroid disorders, including Graves' disease, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and confusing thyroid tests and pituitary diseases.

Dr. Sarne has been the primary investigator on long-term studies examining the effect of thyroid hormone on thyroid disorders and bone. He has also studied thyroid abnormalities and infertility, and the transport of thyroid hormone into cells. His work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Dr. Sarne has made significant contributions to medical literature, sitting on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and serving as a reviewer for notable scientific journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and the Journal of the American Medical Association. In addition, Dr. Sarne has published more than 80 original articles and abstracts.

Dr. Sarne is actively involved in the American Thyroid Association, serving in several elected positions, such as a member of the executive board, treasurer and chairman of the finance and audit committee. Since 2006, he has been consistently named to the list of "Best Doctors in America" by Best Doctors, Inc.

Practice Locations

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

150 E. Huron
Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School

Internship and Residency

University of California Hospitals and Clinics, San Francisco


The University of Chicago Medicine


American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American College of Physicians
American Federation of Clinical Research
American Medical Association
American Thyroid Association
Central Society for Clinical Research
Chicago Endocrine Club
The Endocrine Society

Language Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6138

Office Fax

(773) 834-7205

Office Postal Address

David H. Sarne, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 1027
Chicago, IL 60637

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Clinical Interests

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Sarne's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.