William Clutter, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research

Associate Director, Department of Medicine House Staff Program


Specialty Areas

  • Metabolism
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes


Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Endocrine diseases, thyroid diseases, adrenal diseases, pituitary diseases, calcium disorders, metabolic bone disease


Board Certification

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism -- Certified
  • Internal Medicine -- Certified


Medical Education

  • B.S.: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1972
  • Medical Degree: Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1975
  • Fellowship: Metabolism & Endocrinology, Barnes Hospital at Washington Univ School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1980
  • Chief Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1981


Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital



  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2003 - 2010 (Best Doctors, Inc)
  • Listed in America's Top Doctorsm Castle Connolly Medical Ltd, 2005 - 2008
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award, 1999
  • Senior Class Teacher of the Year Award, 1998
  • John P. Atkinson Outstanding Teacher Award, 1997
  • Distinguished Service Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997
  • Maurice B. Rusoff Award


Editorial Responsibilities

  • Reviewer
  • ACP Journal Club
  • Diabetes


Books and Book Chapters

  • Clutter WE. Endocrine Disease in Washington Manual of Ambulatory Therapeutics, 1st edition. 2001
  • Clutter WE. Cushing's Syndrome in Surgical Endocrinology: Clinical Synodromes, Doherty GM and Skogseid B (eds), Lippincott-Raven. 2001
  • Clutter WE. Endocrine Diseases and Pregnancy in Clinical Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Winn HN and Hobbins JC (eds), Parthenon, London. 2001
  • Clutter WE. Endocrine Disease. Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 29th edition, Carey C, Lee H, Woeltje KF (eds), Lippincott-Raven, 1998
  • Clutter WE, Cryer PE. Hypoglycemia in Internal Medicine, 5th edition, Stein JH (ed) Mosby, 1998


Journal Articles

  • Landau-Levine M, Way BA, Clutter WE, Scott MG, Gronowski AM. Antibody interference with a homogeneous immunoassay for TSH. Clinical Chimica Acta 1999; 281:177
  • For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. William E. Clutter

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