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


  • 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

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