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Bradley Anawalt, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine (DOM)
Chief of Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center

Education & Training

MD, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Davis, CA, 1989
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA, 1989-1992
Chief Residency in Internal Medicine, Seattle VA Medical Center, Seattle, WA, 1993

Professional Interests

Male contraception
Male reproduction
Male hypogonadism
Male reproductive physiology
Effects of androgens on bone, muscle and cognition


Sigma Xi, 1984
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1988
Merck Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 1989
Endocrine Society Travel Award, 1997, 1999
UW Paul Beeson Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999
America’s Best Doctors, 2005, 2008
The Endocrine Society and Pfizer, Inc. International Award for Excellence in Published Clinical Research, 2005
Outstanding Federal Employee Award, 2004, 2005, 2007
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2012
Outstanding Clinical Management Forum, Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, 2013

Selected Publications

Anawalt BD, Bebb RA, Matsumoto AM, Groome NP, Illingworth PJ, McNeilly A, and Bremner WJ. Serum inhibin B levels reflect Sertoli cell function in normal men and in men with testicular dysfunction. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 81:3341-3345, 1996.
Anawalt BD, Herbst KL, Matsumoto AM, Coelingh-Bennick H, Mulders T and Bremner WJ. Desogestrel plus testosterone effectively suppresses spermatogenesis but causes a dosage-dependent weight gain and HDL cholesterol suppression. Fert & Steril 74:707-714, 2000.
Anawalt BD. Guidelines for testosterone therapy for men: how to avoid a mad tea party by getting personal. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 2010;95:2614-7.
Anawalt BD, Hotaling JM, Walsh TJ, Matsumoto AM.Performance of Total Testosterone Measurements to Predict Free Testosterone in the Biochemical Evaluation of Male Hypogonadism. J Urol, 2012;187:1369-73.
Anawalt BD. Approach to Male Infertility and Induction of Spermatogenesis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013, 2013;98:3532-42.