John David Carmichael

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Co-director, USC Pituitary Center
John David Carmichael, MD

Areas of treatment:

Pituitary disease
Cushing’s Syndrome
Pituitary Tumor
Adult Pituitary deficiencies
Adrenal insufficiency
Testosterone deficiency
Specialties: Endocrinology
Pituitary Disease


  • Endocrinology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English

John David Carmichael, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Co-director, USC Pituitary Center

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

John D. Carmichael, MD, is an associate professor of clinical medicine in the Department of Medicine’s division of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Carmichael is board certified in internal medicine and diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism. His clinical and research interests include the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary disease. He has received NIH funding for his research in growth hormone feedback mechanisms in patients with acromegaly and type 2 diabetes mellitus.

He has written articles for The Journal of
 Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Endocrinology, Pituitary, Endocrine, and Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes. He sits on the editorial board for Pituitary and is a senior editorial board member for Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Case Reports. He is a member of the Endocrine Society, the Pituitary Society, and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists where he serves on the Pituitary Scientific Committee.

After finishing his clinical training at NYU in 2004, Dr. Carmichael worked as a clinical researcher at NYU focusing on clinical trials in pituitary disease. He received a grant from Genetech to support his work during this time. In 2006, he went on to work at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in their pituitary center. His work included care of patients with pituitary disease and clinical research in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with pituitary tumors. He held an appointment in the department of medicine at UCLA, devoting his time to the education of medical students, residents and fellows in multiple topics related to pituitary disorders. In 2014, Dr. Carmichael joined the faculty at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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Bachelor of Arts, Biomedical Ethics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1989-1993
Doctor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia, 1994-1998


Internship in Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, 1998-1999


Residency in Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, 1999-2001


Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, 2002-2004
Fellowship in Translational Research (NIH K30 Program), University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, California, 2006-2008


Internal Medicine, 2001-2012
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2004-2014

Professional society memberships:

The Endocrine Society, 2003-Present
The Pituitary Society, 2006-Present
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2012-Present