Dr. Eric Buxton is a Board Certified Endocrinologist.  He has been in private practice since 2004 specializing in all endocrinology issues including thyroid disorders, diabetes, body weight and metabolism issues, pituitary and adrenal problems, osteoporosis, gonadal disorders including menopause and testosterone issues, as well as other endocrine disorders.

He received a B.A. in History with Honors from Stanford University in 1993.  He attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, and received his M.D. in 1999.  The energy and pace of New York City proved too alluring, so he stayed in Manhattan to complete his Internal Medicine internship and residency at the New York University Medical Center, with training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.  He returned to San Francisco in 2001 to complete a 3-year fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.  

Dr. Buxton has dual Board Certifications in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology.  He is an active member of the medical communities in Marin and San Francisco.  In 2004, he received an appointment as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCSF in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology.  His UCSF clinical duties included serving as an Attending Physician on the San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) inpatient Endocrinology Consult Service and the SFGH Diabetes clinic.  He is a consulting physician at Marin General Hospital, and has served as an inaugural member of the Physician Performance Evaluation Committee for Marin General since 2012.  He has been voted by other physicians to the [415] Top Doctors list every year he has been in full time practice in Marin County.  He also enjoys acting as a resource for other physicians and clinical care providers in the community.

Dr. Buxton is married and has two boys.  In his free time, he enjoys running, mountain biking, tennis, baseball, and coaching his sons’ sports teams.  In Dr. Buxton’s words, “If it’s a sport, then I’m playing it!”


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