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William Zaks, MD,PhD,FACE

About William

William Zaks, MD, PhD, FACE, specializes in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Altru Health System. Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, birding, chess and going to his grandchildren's sporting events.

Professional Memberships

American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), Chair of Altru Institutional Review Board, Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Philosophy of Medicine

"I am motivated by the intellectual challenge and personal gratification of helping others stay healthy. I practice medicine because I wanted a science-based, mentally challenging career, with the opportunity to interact with and help people directly."

Locations Altru Family Medicine Center
  • Medical School
  • University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Internship
  • Barnes Hospital
    St. Louis, MS
  • Residency
  • Washington University
    St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Barnes Hospital
    St. Louis, MO
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Diabetes
  • Thyroid disease with thyroid biopsies
  • General endocrine problems