Laurence Katznelson, MD received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and performed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. He then performed a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, and then stayed on as faculty in the Neuroendocrine Unit.
Dr. Katznelson is currently a Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Katznelson previously served as the endocrinology fellowship Program Director at Stanford. At Stanford, he is the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and the Chair of the GME Committee. Dr. Katznelson is the Medical Director of the Pituitary Center at Stanford.
In the Endocrine Society, Dr. Katznelson has served as Chair of the Special Programs Committee, the Nominations Committee, the Clinical Investigator Workshop, and the Task Force for writing clinical guidelines for the approach to acromegaly. Dr. Katznelson received the H. Jack Baskin Endocrine Teaching Award, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in 2015. He received the Laureate Outstanding Educator Award, Endocrine Society in 2017. He has a long standing research interest in both pituitary disease and education.