The Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research is dedicated to providing the very best care, in a welcoming and compassionate environment. Our physicians are faculty members of Washington University School of Medicine. We provide state-of-the-art patient care using the newest technologies and professional expertise of Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Drs, Amy Riek and Rebecca Morey
Amy E. Riek, MD (left) and Rebecca Morey, MD (right)

We believe in a comprehensive approach to care. As part of that approach, we strongly emphasize preventive medicine to both prevent or avoid complications of endocrine-metabolic disorders.

Our endocrinologists are a resource for physicians and patients. We provide up-to-date advice and on going care depending on the uniqueness of the disorder or the preference of the referring physician or patient.

Our subspecialty, like all of medicine, is changing rapidly, and for the better. Our physicians are at the forefront of this change, conducting innovative research that is paving the way for more effective methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. In this environment of discovery, we are able to offer our patients the latest information and treatment options.


We offer the latest in diagnostic and therapeutic services for the full range of endocrine-metabolic disorders, including:

  • diabetes
  • high cholesterol levels
  • osteoporosis
  • overactive/underactive thyroid
  • thyroid tumors
  • disorders of the pituitary, adrenal and parathyroid glands
  • disorders of the ovaries, testes and pancreatic islets

Please refer to each individual patient care center for more information on specific services available.

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