Lewis R. Chase, MD

Professor of Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency


Specialty Areas

  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolism
  • Diabetes


Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Parathyroid hormone
  • Cyclic AMP
  • Metabolism
  • Diabetes


Board Certification

  • Endocrinology & Metabolism -- Certified
  • Internal Medicine -- Certified


Medical Education

  • B.A.: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1960
  • Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964
  • Residency: Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Bronx, New York, 1966
  • Clinical Associate: Metabolic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1968
  • Sr. Clin. Associate: Metabolic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1969
  • Fellowship: Metabolism, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1970


Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis VA Medical Center


Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Elliot P. Joslin Research and Development Award of the American Diabetes Association
  • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1970-1975



  • Chase LR. Parathyroid Hormone and Syclic AMP-The Early Days. In: The Parathyroids Basic and
  • Clinical Concepts. Ed. Bilezikian JP, Raven Press, New York, 1993
  • For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Lewis R. Chase

Washington University School of Medicine

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