Dolores Shoback sees general endocrine patients with an emphasis on metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis. She is board certified in internal medicine with a subspecialty in endocrinology and metabolism. A professor of medicine and director of the UCSF Training Program in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, her research interests are metabolic bone disease, the calcium sensing receptor and parathyroid hormone. Shoback completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She went on to Johns Hopkins University for medical school and performed a residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital and then completed a fellowship in endocrinology at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston.