The doctors listed here have been recommended to Cushing's Help by other patients as being helpful to them.  These physicians are familiar with the symptoms and treatment of Cushing's Disease (pituitary) and Cushing's Syndrome. Your primary care physician may be able to order very basic screening tests. Some of these doctors may require a referral and/or an abnormal test result prior to scheduling an appointment.

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This list is a continuing resource as new doctors are added, edited OR removed.



Nova Scotia, Canada

Dr. David Clarke

Specialty: Epilepsy Surgery; Transsphenoidal Surgery; Neurotrauma and Injury Prevention; Simulator in Neurosurgery

Location: 1796 Summer Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 3A7

Phone: (902) 473-7214

Hospital Affiliation: Halifax Infirmary


Patient Comment: Dr David Clarke Co chair of the Neuropituitary Clinic. Neurosurgeon who is up on latest techniques of Transnasal Transplenoidal Surgery. Kind, compassionate doctor who truly cares about his patients

Dr. Ali Imran

Specialty: Endocrinology, Neuropituitary disorders and thyroid malignancy, thyroid hormone delivery, neuroendocrinology and PCOS

Location: 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 2Y9

Phone: 902-473-2952

Hospital Affiliation: Dalhousie University


Patient Comment: Dr Ali Imran Endocrinologist seems to enjoy working with Cushing's patients, listens and explains everything very well.took a great deal of time explaining pros and cons of different treatment options. Good follow up of patients. Took some time to get initial appointment but I have been very happy with the clinic.

Ontario, Canada

Dr Stan VanUum

Specialty: Cortisol metabolism in hypertension, hormones, particularly steroid hormones, genetic variants in thyroid hormone transporters on thyroid hormone dosing and interactions with thyroid hormone absorption. His clinical practice is focused on endocrinology, with a particular interest in pituitary and adrenal diseases, and secondary hypertension.

Location: 6268 Grosvenor St. London, Ontario N6A 4V2 Canada

Phone: (519)646-6170

Hospital Affiliation: St. Joseph's Health Care, London, Ontario


Patient Comment: Endocrinologist with extensive experience with Cushing's. Has studied & worked with Dr Friedman in U.S. And in other regions of the world. Highly intelligent and intuitive man. Happy to drive the 2 hrs to meet with him.

Quebec, Canada

Dr. Andre Lacroix

Specialty: Endocrinology, Cushing’s disease, Adrenal, cyclical Cushing's, pituitary, primary aldosteronism, adrenal carcinoma and pheochromocytomas

Location:  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Phone: 514 890-8000

Hospital Affiliation: Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM),


Patient Comment: Dr Andre Lacroix Montreal, Quebec specialty is adrenal but also very good with diagnosing Cyclical Cushings and Cushings Disease.does full day Dynamic testing in his clinic. A very kind, compassionate Endocrinologist who really listens to your symptoms.

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