Exceptional Endocrinologist and Nuclear Medicine Specialist, John A. Linfoot, MD, MS is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in Lafayette, California

(PR NewsChannel) / November 30, 2017 / Lafayette, California 

John A. Linfoot, MS, MD, Endocrinologist and Nuclear Medicine Specialist at the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Lafayette, California. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.

Dr. Linfoot is a highly respected physician, who features over six decades of experience in his field. His distinguished career in medicine began in 1955 when he received his Bachelor of Medicine, and Master’s Degrees in Physiology and Pharmacology from the University of North Dakota. Thereafter, he graduated with his Medical Degree in 1957 from Harvard Medical School, before completing his internship, residency and fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Linfoot obtained board certification in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Nuclear Medicine, and Internal Medicine.

For 20 years, Dr. Linfoot was a research associate and senior staff scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, where he directed the patient care and laboratory programs for patients undergoing heavy ion pituitary irradiation at the 184-inch synchrocyclotron. The pituitary irradiation program employed magnetically focused pituitary irradiation for patients with pituitary tumors, diabetic retinopathy and metastatic breast cancer. He subsequently developed endocrine testing laboratories and treatment centers at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley and Providence Hospital in Oakland, California before starting his private practice.

Dr. Linfoot is recognized as one of the most experienced endocrinologists in the United States, treating children and adults with pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, gonadal diseases and metabolic disorders e.g. diabetes and hyperlipidemia. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the American Diabetes Association, and also serves as a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Emeritus at the University of California at Davis, in California. His wealth of experience, dedication to his specialty, and contributions to his field makes Dr. John A. Linfoot a very worthy winner of a 2017 Top Doctor Award.

For his expertise, Dr. John A. Linfoot will be featured in the 2017 edition of the Top Doctor Awards Magazine.

About Top Doctor Awards

Top Doctor Awards specializes in recognizing and commemorating the achievements of today’s most influential and respected doctors in medicine. Our selection process considers education, research contributions, patient reviews, and other quality measures to identify top doctors.

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