Dr. Yehuda Handelsman is a private practice endocrinologist located in Tarzana ,California. Under his direction, patients that have been diagnosed with diabetes, cholesterol and lipid disorders, thyroid disorders, and other hormonal issues are treated in a confidential and caring facility.

Dr. Handelsman brings over 20 years of expertise and knowledge to his practice and empowers patients with endocrine disorders by providing on-going education and support to optimize a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Handelsman’s areas of expertise include:

  • Cholesterol and Lipid disorders
  • Endocrine disorders
  • PCOS
  • Thyroid problems
  • Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, as well as Pre-diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • and more

Explore our website for more information regarding managing endocrine disorders or for more information Dr. Handelsman’s areas of expertise. Contact our practice today at (818) 708-9942 to schedule your appointment.


Yehuda Handelsman, MD, FACP, FACE, FNLA is an endocrinologist in private practice and Medical Director & Principal Investigator of the Metabolic Institute of America. He is a nationally and internationally-recognized authority on obesity, insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, and the comprehensive approach to treating diabetes and controlling all cardiovascular risks. He is a pioneer and leader in the understanding of the body’s metabolic and energy systems, fat, and the gut-brain connection. A clinician, researcher and educator, he publishes and lectures extensively. He is IP-President of the American College of Endocrinology; past President of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; and secretary the Pacific Lipid Association. He is Chair, Founder and Program Director of the acclaimed annual World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Diabetes, a frequent guest editor for publications such as the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Chair of the AACE 2011 Comprehensive Diabetes Guidelines and its 2014 update committee, and a member of the AACE 2013 Comprehensive Diabetes Algorithm and the 2012 AACE lipid guidelines; he also Co-Chaired the consensuses on diabetes & cancer, insulin resistance and pre-diabetes. Handelsman has been listed repeatedly in “Top Doctors of Los Angeles,” “Southern California Super Doctors,” and “Best Doctors of America.”

Image and video hosting by TinyPic                                            Image and video hosting by TinyPic