About Nicholas Tritos, MD, DSc

Dr. Tritos is a staff neuroendocrinologist in the Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center and a faculty member in the Neuroendocrine Unit at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He also conducts clinical research with a focus on pituitary tumors and growth hormone deficiency in adults. He is the author or co-author of more than 130 peer-reviewed publications in endocrinology, and an associate editor, editorial board member and regular peer-reviewer for professional journals. He has been regularly serving on professional and scientific committees (Endocrine Society, Pituitary Society and AACE).

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Locations

Neuroendocrine and Pituitary Tumor Clinical Center
100 Blossom Street
Cox 140
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-7948
Fax: 617-726-1241

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Athens School of Medicine
  • Residency, New England Deaconess Hospital
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Research

Dr. Tritos conducts clinical research with a focus on pituitary tumors and growth hormone deficiency in adults. He is the author or co-author of more than 130 peer-reviewed publications in the field of endocrinology, associate editor, editorial board member and a regular peer-reviewer for professional Journals.

Publications

  • View my most recent publications at PubMed

    N.A. Tritos, P.W. Schaefer, T.D. Stein. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. A 52 year old man with weakness, infections, and enlarged adrenal glands. NEJM 2011; 365: 2520-2530.

    N.A. Tritos, S.L. Greenspan, D. King, A. Hamrahian, D.M. Cook, P.J. Jönsson, M.P. Wajnrajch, Maria Koltowska – Häggstrom, B.M.K. Biller. Unreplaced sex steroid deficiency, corticotropin deficiency and lower IGF-1 are associated with lower bone mineral density in adults with growth hormone deficiency. JCEM 2011; 96: 1516- 1523.

    P.B. Silva PB, F.G. Amlashi, E.W. Yu, K.J. Pulaski-Liebert, A.V. Gerweck, P.K. Fazeli, E. Lawson, L.B. Nachtigall, B.M.K. Biller, K.K. Miller, A. Klibanski, M. Bouxsein, N.A. Tritos. Bone microarchitecture and estimated bone strength in men with active acromegaly. EJE 2017; 177: 409-420.

    N. Qiao, B. Swearingen, N.A. Tritos. Cushing's disease in older adults: presentation and outcome. Clin Endocrinol 2018; 89: 444-453.

    B.P. Galm, E.L. Martinez-Salazar, B. Swearingen, M. Torriani, A. Klibanski, M.A. Bredella, N.A. Tritos. MRI texture analysis as a predictor of tumor recurrence or progression in patients with clinically non-functioning pituitary adenomas. EJE 2018; 191-198.

    A. Faje, K. Reynolds, L. Zubiri, D. Lawrence, J. Cohen, R. Sullivan, L. Nachtigall, N.A. Tritos. Hypophysitis secondary to nivolumab and pembrolizumab is distinct from ipilimumab-associated hypophysitis. EJE 2019 Jun 1. pii: EJE-19-0238.R1. doi: 10.1530/EJE-19-0238.

    B.P. Galm, N. Qiao, A. Klibanski, B.M.K. Biller, N.A. Tritos. Accuracy of laboratory tests for the diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. JCEM 2020; 105: 2081-2094.