Prader Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a rare genetic disorder. It causes poor muscle tone, low levels of sex hormones and a constant feeling of hunger.

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Neuroendocrine and Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic

The Neuroendocrine and Endocrine Neoplasia Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides care for patients with hypothalamic, suprasellar and pituitary disorders.
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Genetic Syndromes Program

Tufts MC in downtown Boston offers diagnoses and care for patients with genetic conditions like Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease and colon cancer.
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Doctors + Care Team

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Co-Director, Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disease Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Hypothalamic disease, pituitary disease, disorders of the thyroid, adrenal disease, islet cell tumors

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