Richard Joseph Auchus MD

Professor, Internal Medicine
Specialties: 
Endocrinology, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests:

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, primary aldosteronism, genetic endocrine disorders

Locations

U of M Internal Medicine Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes

Cancer Center Floor B1, Reception B
1500 E Medical Center Dr SPC 5354
Ann Arbor
MI
48109
Phone:
734-647-8906
Fax:
734-615-4174

U of M Endocrinology & Metabolism

Domino's Farms
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr
Ann Arbor
MI
48105
Phone:
734-647-5871
Fax:
734-647-2145

Credentials

Medical School or Training

  • Washington University School of Medicine, 1988

Residency

  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Internal Medicine, IA, 1991

Fellowship

  • Endocrinology, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, 1993

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Physicians

  • American Society of Internal Medicine

Board Certification

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Research

Steroid biosynthesis, enzymology protein engineering, and endocrine tumors 

Biography

Biography: Dr. Richard Auchus is a professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND) and director of the MEND Fellowship Program. He received his medical degree and Ph.D. in pharmacology from Washington University in St. Louis. Then Dr. Auchus completed a residency at the University of Iowa and an endocrinology fellowship at UTHSC-San Antonio/Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Auchus came to UMHS from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas, where he was a Professor of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology.

Dr. Auchus is a steroid biologist with expertise both in basic science and clinical/translational science. His work has included translational research into: molecular and genetic mechanisms of human hypertension, improved diagnostic studies and management in primary aldosteronism and Cushing syndromes, modifier genes in 21-hydroxylase deficiency, cardiovascular disease in polycystic ovary syndrome, and the endocrinology of traumatic brain injury.

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