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Cancer Focus: Adrenal Carcinoma, Neuroendocrine Tumor, Thyroid Cancer
Dr. John Tourtelot is a specialist in the endocrinology program at Moffitt Cancer Center, and he is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. Dr. Tourtelot’s research interests include tumors of the endocrine system with a focus on thyroid cancer. A graduate of the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Tourtelot completed a residency in internal medicine at Naval Hospital in Oakland, CA., and a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. He also pursued a one-year clinical research program at the National Institutes of Health. Prior to joining Moffitt in 2009, Dr. Tourtelot was on the endocrinology consultation service at Bay Pines Veteran’s Hospital and was an affiliate assistant professor of medicine at the University of South Florida Department of Family Practice. From 1995-2004, he was an assistant professor of medicine at the Uniformed Services, University of the Health Sciences., the nation’s only federal health sciences university, operated by the U.S. Department of Defense, in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Tourtelot has received several U.S. Navy and Marine Corps commendation medals, including the U.S. Navy Meritorious Service Award in 2003. Dr. Tourtelot is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and the American College of Physicians. He has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals.
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