Lawrence D. Schuster, MD, PhD, FACP, FACE

  • Born: July 3, 1946, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, into a medical family
  • Hometown: Racine, Wisconsin (located between Milwaukee and Chicago on Lake Michigan)
  • College: B.A., Yale University, 1968
  • Medical School: M.D., University of Chicago (Pritzker) School of Medicine, 1972
  • Graduate School: Ph.D. in Medicine, University of Minnesota Graduate School, 1978
  • Internship and Residency in: Internal Medicine University of Minnesota, 1972-1975
  • Endocrine Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospital, 1975-1978
  • Board Certifications: American Board Internal Medicine in Medicine, 1975, and Endocrinology and Metabolism, 1977
  • Academic Position: Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1993 to the present
  • Professional Position: Senior Consultant in Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Schuster Clinic for Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, 1978 to present
  • Professional Honors: Past president, Minnesota Academy of Medicine
  • Fellowships:
    • Fellow, American College of Physicians, F.A.C.P.
    • Fellow, American College of Endocrinology, F.A.C.E.
  • Memberships:
    • The Endocrine Society
    • The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
    • The American Thyroid Association
    • The Pituitary Society
  • Although Dr. Schuster’s practice is almost entirely outpatient, he is on the medical staffs of Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Fairview-Southdale Hospital, Fairview Ridges Hospital, North Memorial Medical Center, and Maple Grove Hospital.
  • Civic Activities:
    • Member of the Board of Directors, Yale Alumni Association of the Northwest (Minnesota, western Wisconsin, and North and South Dakota) 1982 to present
    • Treasurer of Yale Alumni Association of the Northwest 1984-2004
    • Treasurer emeritus YAANW 2004-present
    • Co-chair, Minnesota Finance Committee for the 2000 election of Yale classmate George W. Bush to the Presidency of the United States of America
  • Club Memberships:
    • Yale Club of New York City
    • The Mory’s Association, (New Haven, Connecticut)
    • The Minneapolis Club, (Minneapolis, MN)
    • The Minnetonka Yacht Club, (Deephaven, MN)
  • Sporting Activities: Sailing in the summer, skiing in the winter, and bicycle riding year round.