Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Genetic Medicine

Peter A Kopp, MD

Peter A Kopp, MD

Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)



Tarry Building Room 15-709
300 E Superior
Chicago IL 60611

p-kopp( at )

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Education and Certification

MD: University of Berne (1985)
Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital) (2000)
Board Certification: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine


Description of Interests

Dr. Kopp’s research interests focus primarily on the genetic basis of endocrine disorders, in particular inborn errors of thyroid development and thyroid hormone synthesis, as well as disorders of water metabolism (diabetes insipidus). His clinical activities focus primarily on patients with thyroid dysfunction and thyroid cancer, but also include the care of patients with pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders and rare genetic endocrine disorders.

Interests (Keywords)

Cancer: Thyroid; Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolism; Endocrine Genetics; Endocrinology; Internal Medicine; Ion Channels; Molecular Biology; Thyroid Disease

Research and Publications

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