George E. Dailey, MD, an Endocrinologist with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Get to know Endocrinologist Dr. George E. Dailey, who serves patients in La Jolla, California.

Dr. Dailey is a well-versed endocrinologist who can be found on staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in California. His clinical interests include diabetes therapy and thyroid disease.

In addition to his clinical practice, the doctor conducts research on diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and osteoporosis. He is board-certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine, which is a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.

A 1971 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Dr. Dailey went on to complete his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of California, San Diego in 1972 and 1975, respectively. A year later, he completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. 

With over four decades of experience in his field, he is a member of several professional societies, including the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, and the American Diabetes Association. He was also a founding board member for the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and in 2007, he received the distinction of Master in the American College of Endocrinology.

Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones. Endocrinologists have the training to diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the body. The common diseases and disorders of the endocrine system that endocrinologists deal with include diabetes mellitus, as well as adrenal, pituitary, and thyroid disorders, among others. 

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