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Theodore Kotchen, MD


Theodore Kotchen, MD

Professor; Associate Dean for Clinical Research


  • Endocrinology


Dr. Kotchen is a graduate of Harvard College and Western Reserve Medical School. He trained in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina and Western Reserve, and completed a fellowship in Endocrinology at Yale University. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine and in the subspecialty of Endocrinology/Metabolism. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

His clinical interests in adult endocrinology include endocrine causes of hypertension, and disorders of the adrenal, pituitary, thyroid, and parathyroid glands.

Research Interests

His research interests focus primarily on hypertension, and he is author or co-author of over 200 peer reviewed publications. Most deal with mechanisms of blood pressure control, hypertension treatment strategies, and genes of hypertension.