For Referring Clinicians

The physicians and staff at the Vanderbilt Pituitary Center have expertise in the diagnosis and management of routine and complex pituitary disorders. We provide a multidisciplinary approach to the management of patients with pituitary disease, including endocrinology, neurosurgery, radiation oncology, neuroophthalmology, neuroradiology, and neurology. All new patients are evaluated by an endocrine physician and by additional physicians as indicated.

To refer a patient for consultation to the Vanderbilt Pituitary Center call:

(615) 343-8332 or (615) 343-7146

Please fax consultation requests to:
(615) 343-8346

Physicians with inquiries may contact Dr. Andrea Utz at:
(615) 343-7146 or

Please forward all relevant laboratory tests, radiology reports and images, and clinical notes via fax and/or mail to:

Fax: (615) 343-8346

Vanderbilt Pituitary Center
8210 MCE, South Tower
1215 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232

Areas of Expertise

  • Pituitary disorders: tumors, infiltration, hyperplasia, empty sella
  • Cushing's syndrome: pituitary, adrenal, ectopic, pseudo-Cushing's, iatrogenic
  • Acromegaly
  • Elevated prolactin: prolactinomas, drug-induced hyperprolactinemia
  • Non-functioning pituitary adenomas
  • TSH-secreting pituitary adenomas
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypogonadism (male and female), amenorrhea / oligomenorrhea, infertility
  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Sellar Meningioma
  • Hypothalamic tumors / disorders
  • Radiation-induced hypothalamic and/or pituitary dysfunction
  • Rathke's cleft cysts
  • Pituitary stalk lesions
  • Hypophysitis
  • Pituitary apoplexy