Tamara L. Wexler

Tamara L. Wexler, MD, PhD

Tamara L. Wexler, MD, PhD, is an endocrinologist specializing in neuroendocrinology and reproductive endocrinology, nationally recognized for her expertise in post-TBI pituitary dysfunction. She has served as an Attending Physician in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital and as the founding Director of the NYU Langone Medical Center Pituitary Center.

Dr. Wexler received her MD and her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was part of the Neuroendocrine Unit, designed and ran national clinical trials on the effects of growth hormone, and served for 12 years on the Optimum Care Committee.

While on staff at the MGH, Dr. Wexler spent four years at McKinsey & Company, where she served as the Global Endocrinology Lead. Dr. Tamara Wexler is a member of the Endocrine Society’s Clinical Guidelines Committee, and of the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism Leadership Council. She is a speaker and moderator at academic medical centers and national conferences on the topic of pituitary function, reproductive endocrinology, and post-TBI endocrine disorders.  Her publications appear in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and Clinical Endocrinology, among other journals.

Dr. Wexler is a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU, where she continues to direct pituitary research within the Rusk Rehabilitation Center, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. She is now seeing patients at the Concussion Care Centre of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia, and via telemedicine.

Selected Publications:

  • Wexler TL, Pituitary Dysfunction. In JM Silver, TW McAllister, DB Arciniegas (Eds) Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 3rd edition (chapter 30). 2019. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Publishing.
  • Wexler TL, Neuroendocrine Dysfunction After Traumatic Brain Injury. In Zasler ND, Katz DI, Zafonte RD, Brain Injury Medicine, Third Edition (chapter 54). 2021. New York, NY: Demos Medical Publishing, Springer Publishing Company.
  • Wexler T, Pituitary deficiencies after brain injury: a practical approach to evaluation and management. Presented at European Congress of Endocrinology 2022, Milan, Italy. Endocrine Abstracts 81 EP794.
  • Yuen KCJ, Masel B, Jaffee MS, O’Shanick G, Wexler TL, Reifschneider K, Urban RJ, Hoang S, Kelepouris N, Hoffman AR, A Consensus on Optimization of Care in Patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Growth Hormone & IGF Research, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ghir.2022.101495.

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