Faculty Profile

Matthew Ettleson
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Instructor of Medicine (Secondary Appointment) (Part-Time)

Academic Interests

Dr. Ettleson’s research interests include epidemiology and health services research in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid disease. Specifically, his research is aimed at evaluating and improving the quality of care delivered to patients with hypothyroidism. He has investigated patterns in hypothyroidism treatment, medical decision making, and clinical outcomes. The ultimate goal of his research program is to optimize hypothyroidism treatment to improve the patient experience and reducing adverse outcomes.

Clinical Interests

Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, diabetes mellitus (all types)



  • MD, 2015, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Residency, 2018, University of Michigan, General Internal Medicine
  • Chief Resident, 2019, University of Michigan, General Internal Medicine
  • Completed Summer Program, 2020, The University of Chicago, Outcomes Research Training (SPORTP
  • Fellowship, 2022, The University of Chicago Medicine, Endocrinology