Norman Lavin, MD, PhD, an Endocrinologist with The Endocrinology, Weight Control, and Metabolic Center

Jun 21, 2021

Get to know Endocrinologist Dr. Norman Lavin, who serves patients in Tarzana, California.

New York City, New York Jun 22, 2021 ( - A leading endocrinologist in Los Angeles, Dr. Lavin is the Owner & Operator of The Endocrinology, Weight Control, and Metabolic Center in Tarzana, California. With extensive knowledge in his field, he specializes in pediatric endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.

The Endocrinology, Weight Control, and Metabolic Center serves a diverse population ranging from birth to old age. It offers a multi-disciplinary approach to the diagnosis and management of hormone (gland) disorders. The Endocrinology Center also provides cutting-edge clinical care, education, and clinical research in diabetes and growth disorders; and comprehensive management of most endocrine disorders.

Regarding his educational background, Dr. Lavin earned his medical and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his internship and pediatric residency at the University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in endocrinology, metabolism, and diabetes at UCLA Medical Center.

Professionally, he has held many prestigious positions, including International Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology for the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology; Director of the Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Center for Children and Adults in Tarzana, California; Clinical Professor of Endocrinology and Pediatrics at UCLA Medical School; Director of Clinical Education in Endocrinology at UCLA Medical School; and Director of the Diabetes Care Center at Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center. 

A Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, he is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.

Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones. Endocrinologists have the training to diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. The common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with include diabetes mellitus, as well as adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid disorders, among others.

As a testament to his successful career, Dr. Lavin has received multiple awards and honors, including the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016), Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2018).

An expert in his field, he is the Author and Editor of the "Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism", published by Lippincott, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Growth, Growth Hormone, and Metabolism.

Learn More about Dr. Norman Lavin:
Through his findatopdoc profile,, or through The Endocrinology, Weight Control, and Metabolic Center,

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