Dr. Lisa Tannock uses expertise to help patients with hormone disorders

Dr. Tannock joined UK in 2004 and is now the chief of endocrinology in the Department of Internal Medicine as well as the associate director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center. Endocrinologists study and treat hormone-related diseases, such as diabetes and thyroid disease. Some of Dr. Tannock's clinical interests include diabetes and insulin resistance, cholesterol disorders and transgender medicine. Barnstable Brown is one of the few centers in Kentucky to offer hormonal management therapies to transgender individuals. Read more and watch an interview with Dr. Tannock where she explains why she decided to pursue medicine and about her patient care philosophy on the UK HealthCare blog.